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Drawing, Inkstand with victory column flanked by figures of fame on top of military trophies

This is a drawing. It was designed by Giuseppe Barberi and architect: Giuseppe Barberi. It is dated 1796–1804 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash, graphite on 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

Image: 43.1 x 29.7 cm (16 15/16 x 11 11/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Displayed eagle, below G F A; Verso: Cooper Union Museum for the Arts of Decoration (Lugt#457d) Watermark: eagle, below: G F A

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite on verso: p. 10 / top / leave paper

Cite this object as

Drawing, Inkstand with victory column flanked by figures of fame on top of military trophies; Designed by Giuseppe Barberi (Italian, 1746–1809); Italy; pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash, graphite on off-white laid paper; Image: 43.1 x 29.7 cm (16 15/16 x 11 11/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-1995

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

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