Drawing, Eight designs for altar mensae
This is a Drawing. It was designed by Giuseppe Barberi and architect: Giuseppe Barberi. It is dated 1746-1809 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
27.3 x 19.9 cm (10 3/4 x 7 13/16 in.)
It has the following markings
Watermark: escutcheon with a bird above three-mount; on top a crown (RB'45) Verso: Cooper Union Museum for the Arts of Decoration (Lugt#457d)
It is inscribed
Lower right corner: 107 At top: Prato della valle Verso at left: Anfiteatro Flavio fatto a trapezio/P geom 346800/va Verso at right: Piazza Navona, Campo vaccino, S. Pietro col colonno Do senza colonnato (RB'45)
Cite this object as
Drawing, Eight designs for altar mensae; Designed by Giuseppe Barberi (Italian, 1746–1809); Italy; pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash; 27.3 x 19.9 cm (10 3/4 x 7 13/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-1365