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column with grapevine motifs
  • Spain
  • column with grapevine motifs, 1600s
  • Where object was made: Spain
  • wood, gilding, gesso
  • Object Height: 174 cm
    Object Height: 68 1/2 in
  • Museum purchase
  • On view: Loo Gallery, 401, C4
  • 1961.0033
Label Text

Column from a cathedral retable that has a Baroque, carved and gilded design. It is a twisted form around which a grapevine is twisted. Represents the style which spread from Spain to the New World and influenced development of Colonial art and architecture.