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Drawing, Stage design: Temple of Eternity

This is a drawing. It was designed by Giuseppe Barberi. It is dated ca. 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

24 x 37.5 cm (9 7/16 x 14 3/4 in.)

It has the following markings

Verso: Cooper Union Museum for the Arts of Decoration (Lugt#457d)

It is inscribed

Inscription: Tempio della Eternita Upper right: 17

Cite this object as

Drawing, Stage design: Temple of Eternity; Designed by Giuseppe Barberi (Italian, 1746–1809); Italy; pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash on lined off-white laid paper; 24 x 37.5 cm (9 7/16 x 14 3/4 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-130

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

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