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    Sale 1961

    Old Master And 19th Century Drawings

    24 January 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 64

    GIUSEPPE BARBERI (ROME 1746-1806)

    The interior of a church with a coffered dome

    Price Realised  

    GIUSEPPE BARBERI (ROME 1746-1806)
    The interior of a church with a coffered dome
    black chalk, pen and brown ink, grey and brown wash
    15 5/8 x 11 7/8 in. (397 x 301 mm.)


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    Barberi devoted his career to the design of interiors and architectural decorations. The Cooper-Hewitt Museum, New York and the Museo di Roma own the largest holdings of his oeuvre. A drawing similar in style, with similar coffered ceiling, was sold at Christie's, Paris, 27 November 2002, lot 102.