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Diana Bench 07 April 2016

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One of the configurations of the scanners in the Publishing Rooms show will be a bench that you sit on while scanners operate around you. Diana’s Bench at the Taj Mahal was an early reference.

 

Some research on gallery benches:

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The Courthauld, London

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The Courthauld, London

Woman sitting on bench. Paris, France.
Outside the Louvre, Paris

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Musée d’Orsay, Paris

B91N50 Monet gallery in Musee de l'Orangerie Paris. Image shot 02/2009. Exact date unknown.
Inside circular “Nympheas” gallery, Musée de l’Orangerie, Paris

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National Gallery, London

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National Gallery, London

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Museu Picasso, Barcelona

 

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– Marion

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