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Artist: Unknown

Cassone

ca. 1570

Walnut parcel-gilt wood and pine.

60.96 × 172.72 × 55.88 cm (24 × 68 × 22 in.)
Gift of Joanne and John Payson in memory of Joan Whitney Payson and Charles Shipman Payson, B.A. 1921
2014.52.1
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
Italian, Venetian
Period: 
16th century
Classification: 
Architectural Elements
Provenance: 

Payne Whitney and Helen Hay Whitney estate (ca. 1902? –1946); by descent to John Hay (Jock) Whitney, and his wife Betsey Cushing Whitney (1946– ); by descent to John and Joanne Payson.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 2014,” http://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/Pub_Bull_acquisitions_2014_02.pdf (accessed December 1, 2014).

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.