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Drawing, Stage Design: Temple of Vengeance

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Giuseppe Barberi. It is dated 1796-1801 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash on lined off-white laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund.

Its dimensions are

21.8 x 34.1 cm (8 9/16 x 13 7/16 in.)

It is inscribed

inscribed in pen and black ink, lower left of mount: Tempio della Vendetta;numbered at upper right: 175; in cartouche: PIU FEROCE / LA VENDETTA ALLOR[---] / E IL MIO TRIONFO

Cite this object as

Drawing, Stage Design: Temple of Vengeance; Designed by Giuseppe Barberi (Italian, 1746–1809); Italy; pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash on lined off-white laid paper; 21.8 x 34.1 cm (8 9/16 x 13 7/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-128

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Cooper-Hewitt Collections: A Design Resource.

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