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A Banquet at the Court of Maximilian II in Vienna
  • Francesco Terzi
    1523–1591
    born: Bergamo, Italy ; died: Rome, Italy
  • A Banquet at the Court of Maximilian II in Vienna, 1564
  • Where object was made: Italy
  • etching
  • Paper Type: laid
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 382 x 496 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 15 1/16 x 19 1/2 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 382 x 496 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 15 1/16 x 19 1/2 in
    Mat Dimensions: 20 x 25 in
  • Museum purchase: Letha Churchill Walker Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2007.0025
Description

Interior scene with many people at a banquet. Lavish space with coffered ceiling, bottle glass windows, tapestries on the walls and a contraption for heating on the left side of the composition. A canopy hangs over the table laden with food, positioned against the back wall.