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Drawing, Design for a Sepulchral Monument of King Louis XVI of France

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Giuseppe Barberi and architect: Giuseppe Barberi. It is dated 1795 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash. 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

27.5 x 19.7 cm (10 13/16 x 7 3/4 in.)

It has the following markings

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

It is inscribed

In the upper right corner: "30"

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a Sepulchral Monument of King Louis XVI of France; Designed by Giuseppe Barberi (Italian, 1746–1809); Italy; pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash; 27.5 x 19.7 cm (10 13/16 x 7 3/4 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-1331

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