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Adoration of the Kings

Designer:
Design attributed to Bernard van Orley (Netherlandish, Brussels ca. 1492–1541/42 Brussels) or a member of his workshop
Artist:
Elements of the central group are devived from Tommaso Vincidor (Tommaso di Andrea) (Italian, Bologna ca. 1517–ca. 1536 Breda (?)) 's "Adoration" for the Scuola Nuova tapestries
Maker:
Possibly woven in the workshop directed by Pieter van Aelst the Younger (Flemish, active 1509–55)
Date:
ca. 1530–35
Culture:
Flemish, Brussels
Medium:
Wool, silk, silver, silver-gilt thread (20 warps per inch, 8 per cm.)
Dimensions:
H. 4 ft. 2 in. (1.27 m.), W. 5 ft. (1.52 m.)
Classification:
Textiles-Tapestries
Credit Line:
Bequest of Benjamin Altman, 1913
Accession Number:
14.40.706
Not on view
[ possibly in the collection of Stefano Bardini , Florence ] ; Oscar Hainauer (until 1894) ; Julie Hainauer (by descent; sold to Joseph Duveen) ; [ Duveen Brothers (by 1906) ] ; Benjamin Altman (until 1913; bequeathed to MMA)
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