Barberini Cabinet

Galleria dei Lavori, Florence
After woodcut illustrations by Francesco Del Tuppo Italian

Not on view

The arms are those of a Barberini cardinal, probably Maffeo Barberini (1568–1644), who became Pope Urban VIII in 1623. The scenes from Aesop's Fables are after woodcut illustrations in the edition by Francisco Tuppo published in Naples in 1485.

#9725. Cabinet

Barberini Cabinet, Galleria dei Lavori, Florence, Oak and poplar veneered with various exotic hardwoods, with ebony moldings and plaques of marble, slate (paragon); pietre dure work consisting of colored marbles, rock crystal, and various hardstones, Italian, Florence

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