Art/ Collection/ Art Object

December from a set of The Months of Lucas

Designer:
Master of the Months of Lucas (Netherlandish, active about 1535)
Designer:
Additions and alterations probably by Joseph Yvart (1649–1728)
Designer:
and Charles Chastelain (1672–1755)
Designer:
and perhaps by Louis de Boulogne the Younger (1654–1733)
Designer:
Borders by Pierre Josse Perrot (active 1724–35)
Maker:
Woven under the direction of Michel Audran (French, 1701–1771 Paris)
Manufactory:
Manufacture Nationale des Gobelins (French, established 1662)
Patron:
Commissioned for Comte de Toulouse (1678–1737)
Date:
designed ca. 1535, woven 1732–37
Culture:
French, Paris
Medium:
Wool, silk (20-21 warps per inch, 8-9 per cm.)
Dimensions:
H. 142 x W. 189 inches (360.7 x 480.1 cm)
Classification:
Textiles-Tapestries
Credit Line:
Gift of John D. Rockefeller Jr., 1944
Accession Number:
44.60.10
Not on view
Commissioned for Comte de Toulouse (1732–37) ; Louis-Jean-Marie de Bourbon, duc de Penthièvre , Hôtel de Toulouse, Paris (by descent, from 1737) ; Louis Philippe, King of France , Domaine de Monceaux (9 pieces, until January 28, 1852) ; 3rd Earl Somers (9 pieces, before 1883) ; Lady Henry Somerset , Eastnor Castle, Herefordshire (by descent, 1883–1921) ; [ Duveen Brothers , 1918] ; John D. Rockefeller Jr. (before 1920–probably 1944; to MMA)
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