This is a drawing. It was designed by Giuseppe Barberi and architect: Giuseppe Barberi. It is dated 1787–1793 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash, graphite on off-white laid paper, lined. 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
Image: 30 x 43.6 cm (11 13/16 x 17 3/16 in.)
It has the following markings
Watermark: small six-rayed sun; Verso: Cooper Union Museum for the Arts of Decoration (Lugt#457d)
It is inscribed
Inscribed, upper right of border: 5 [and ?]; on verso in graphite, above: Pagel. / Ioaboff.
Cite this object as
Drawing, Inkstand; Designed by Giuseppe Barberi (Italian, 1746–1809); Italy; pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash, graphite on off-white laid paper, lined; Image: 30 x 43.6 cm (11 13/16 x 17 3/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-1991
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Cooper-Hewitt Collections: A Design Resource.