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Pier table


Giovanni Battista Piranesi


c. 1768

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G307
Pier table, Giovanni Battista Piranesi
Pier table: Gallery Label - Current
: A Side Table by Piranesi: A Masterpiece of New-Classic Furniture
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Furniture | Oak, limewood, marble, gilt
Size: 35 1/2 x 59 x 29 1/4 in. (90.17 x 149.86 x 74.3 cm)
Creation Place: Europe, Italy, Rome
Culture: Europe, Italy
Style: 18th century
Physical Description: Neoclassical marble-top table; corresponds exactly to one of the engravings in Piranesi's volume of designs for furniture, I Cammini (1769)
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The Ethel Morrison Van Derlip Fund
Accession Number: 64.70
Artist: Giovanni Piranesi, Italian, 1720-1778
Role: Designer
Nationality: Italian (Rome)
Life Dates: Italian, 1720-1778
Added to Site: February 28, 2009