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Drawing, Console table

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Giuseppe Barberi and architect: Giuseppe Barberi. It is dated ca. 1785–1790 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash 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.

  • Drawing, Table with Sphinx Base
  • pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash, graphite on off-white laid paper, lined.
  • Museum purchase through gift of various donors.
  • 1901-39-1409

Its dimensions are

Image: 11 x 19.5 cm (4 5/16 x 7 11/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Watermark: an escutcheon with MORI (?); Verso: Cooper Union Museum for the Arts of Decoration (Lugt#457d and 457e)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Console table; Designed by Giuseppe Barberi (Italian, 1746–1809); Italy; pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash on off-white laid paper; Image: 11 x 19.5 cm (4 5/16 x 7 11/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-2069

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