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The Audience of the Emperor from the series The Story of the Emperor of China

Designer:
Guy Louis Vernansal the Elder (French, Fontainebleau 1648–1729 Paris)
Designer:
Jean-Baptiste Belin de Fontenay the Elder (French, Caen 1653–1715 Paris)
Designer:
Jean-Baptiste Monnoyer (French, Lille 1636–1699 London)
Manufactory:
Beauvais
Date:
designed ca. 1685–90, woven ca. 1685–1740
Culture:
French, Beauvais
Medium:
Wool, silk (19-20 warps per inch, 8 per cm.)
Dimensions:
H. 123 1/2 x W. 183 3/4 inches (313.7 x 466.7 cm)
Classification:
Textiles-Tapestries
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair, 1948
Accession Number:
48.71
Not on view
Inscription: (lower right corner, on inserted band) BEAVVAIS
L. and R. Hamot collection, France (1911) ; [ French and Co., New York , 1925 ] ; William Randolph Hearst (until 1943) ; Mrs. J. Insley Blair (1943–48; to MMA)
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