Art/ Collection/ Collection/ Art Object
{{img.publicCaption}}

Bacchus and Ariadne from a set of The Loves of the Gods

Designer:
Designed by François Boucher (French, Paris 1703–1770 Paris)
Manufactory:
Beauvais
Maker:
Weaving Manufactory directed by André Charlemagne Charron (French, active 1754–80)
Maker:
Weaving Manufactory directed by Jean-Baptiste Oudry (French, Paris 1686–1755 Beauvais)
Patron:
Comissioned by Count Johann Hartvig Ernst Bernstorff (Danish)
Patron:
Commissioned by Count Johann Hartvig Ernst Bernstorff (Danish)
Date:
1754–56
Culture:
French, Beauvais
Medium:
Wool, silk (23-25 warps per inch, 9-10 per cm.)
Dimensions:
H. 148 1/2 x W. 208 inches (377.2 x 528.3 cm) as measured by Textile Conservation in 1984
Classification:
Textiles-Tapestries
Credit Line:
From the Collection of James Stillman, Gift of Dr. Ernest G. Stillman, 1922
Accession Number:
22.16.2
Not on view
Signature: lower guard, left corner: .OVDRY
lower guard, right corner: [fleur-de-lis] A.C.C.BEAUVAIS.

Marking: (lower guard, right corner) [fleur-de-lis] A.C.C.BEAUVAIS.
Count Johann Hartvig Ernst Bernstorff (in Tapestry Room by Spring of 1757) ; Nephew of Count Johann Hartvig Ernst Bernstorff (by descent, 1772–97) ; Prince Frederick Ferdinand and Princess Caroline of Denmark (until 1881) ; King George of Greece , Bernstorff Palace (through early 20th century) ; Private Collection, France (until at least 1906) ; James A. Stillman (until 1918) ; Dr. Ernest G. Stillman (by descent, until 1922; to MMA)
Related Objects

Recueil de differentes caracteres de testes dessines d'apres la colonne de Trajane par Francois Boucher

Artist: François Boucher (French, Paris 1703–1770 Paris) Date: 18th century Medium: Books Accession: 53.600.100.1-.8 On view in:Not on view

Amours Grotesque

Artist: School of François Boucher (French, Paris 1703–1770 Paris) Date: 18th century Medium: Etching with engraving Accession: 68.527.1 On view in:Not on view

Smell, from The Five Senses

Artist: François Boucher (French, Paris 1703–1770 Paris) Date: 18th century Medium: Etching and engraving Accession: 49.108.2(27) On view in:Not on view

Hearing, from The Five Senses

Artist: François Boucher (French, Paris 1703–1770 Paris) Date: 18th century Medium: Etching and engraving Accession: 49.108.2(25) On view in:Not on view

Touch, from The Five Senses

Artist: François Boucher (French, Paris 1703–1770 Paris) Date: 18th century Medium: Etching and engraving Accession: 49.108.2(29) On view in:Not on view