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The Seizure of Cassandra by Ajax from a set of The Horses

Designer:
Francis Clein
Maker:
Probably made at Mortlake Tapestry Manufactory (British, 1619–1703)
Date:
ca. 1650–70
Culture:
British, probably Mortlake
Medium:
Wool, silk (16-19 warps per inch, 6-7 per cm.)
Dimensions:
H. 144 x W. 198 inches (365.8 x 502.9 cm)
Classification:
Textiles-Tapestries
Credit Line:
Gift of Christian A. Zabriskie, 1937
Accession Number:
37.85
Not on view
Marking: (lower right guard edge) Manufactory mark- a red cross on white shield, one half visible
Henry Mordaunt (until 1697) ; Duchess of Norfolk (daughter of Henry Mordaunt) (until 1705) ; Sir John Germaine (1705–18) ; Widow of Sir John Germaine (by descent; 1718–69) ; Lord George Sackville (1769–85) ; Duke of Dorset (son of Lord George Sackville) (by descent; 1785–1848) ; Mrs. William Bruce Stopford (by descent; 1848–1908) ; Colonel S. G. Stopford Sackville (by descent; until 1926) ; [ Christie's, London , March 11, 1920, no. 110; sold to Souhami ] ; [ Souhami (from 1920) ] ; Georges Spetz (until 1925; Spetz sale, American Art Galleries, New York, January 14–17, 1925, nos. 836-837); [ Dalva Brothers, Inc. , New York, 1936 ] ; Christian A. Zabriskie (until 1937; to MMA)
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