Camaron d’Oro

In the sixteenth century the three rooms preceding the Tribuna provided a gradual approach to its vista. The walls of the large room at the north-west corner of the palace, already known in the sixteenth century as the Camaron d’Oro – Large Gold Room – were enturely covered with tapestries featuring Bible scenes. They formed a backdrop for the painted terra cotta vases over the doors and the marble sculptures, including some statues of Pallas, Mercury and a colossal Apollo.

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