The Farnese Table

Designer: Designed by Jacopo [Giacomo] Barozzi da Vignola (Italian, Vignola 1507–1573 Rome)
Maker: Marble piers carved by Guglielmo della Porta (Italian, Porlezza, near Lake Lugano ca. 1500–1577 Rome) and by the Farnese palace under his supervision
Maker: Pietre Dure top attributed to Giovanni Mynardo (Jean Ménard) (French, active Italy, 1525–1582)
Date: ca. 1565–73
Culture: Italian, Rome
Medium: Marble of different colors, semiprecious stones, Egyptian alabaster, residue of paint of different colors on the piers
Dimensions: H. 37 1/2 x W. 149 1/4 x D. 66 1/4 in. (95.3 x 379.1 x 168.3 cm)
Classification: Sculpture-Architectural
Credit Line: Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1958
Accession Number: 58.57a–d

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