Purchase, Gift of George Blumenthal, and Bequest of William H. Walker, by exchange, 1999
Not on view
Inscription: Engraved on front: SOCIETE / D'AGRICULTURE / DE SENLIS / 1898
Engraved on front and on each guard in Japanese: inscriptions not clearly interpretable, but they evidently refer to the publication from which the scene has been copied.
Marking: Marks: (on back, in shield-shaped reserve) F. NICOUD/19. BD. (D is superscript) DE STRASBOURG/PARIS; (on back, in octagonal reserve) head of Minerva (Paris mark for first standard silver 1838 to present).
[ Aesthetics (Peter A. Jeff), London, England , until 1999; sold to MMA ]
Artist: After a painting by baron François Gérard (French, Rome 1770–1837 Paris)Date: designed 1805, woven 1808–11Medium: Wool, silk, silver-gilt thread (26-28 warps per inch, 10-12 per cm.); gilded pine frameAccession: 43.99On view in:Gallery 553