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The Farnese Table

Desgined by Jacopo 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. 1569
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
202115

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