Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Saint Veronica

Designer:
Possibly after a design by Bernard van Orley (Netherlandish, Brussels ca. 1492–1541/42 Brussels) (Foundation of Rome, Madrid), though unlikely
Date:
ca. 1520
Culture:
Flemish, Brussels
Medium:
Wool, silk, silver, silver-gilt thread (18-21 warps per inch, 7-8 per cm.)
Dimensions:
H. 68 x W. 51 inches (172.7 x 129.5 cm)
Classification:
Textiles-Tapestries
Credit Line:
Bequest of George Blumenthal, 1941
Accession Number:
41.190.80
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed (at bottom of sudarium): FORNECA
[ René Gimpel , April 8, 1919, sold to Mrs. George Blumenthal ] ; George and Florence Blumenthal (1919–41; bequeathed by George to MMA)
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