Art/ Collection/ Art Object

The Offering to Pan from a set of the Berain Grotesques

Designer:
Jean-Baptiste Monnoyer (French, Lille 1636–1699 London)
Maker:
Workshop of Philippe Béhagle (French, 1641–1705) or his son
Manufactory:
Beauvais
Artist:
Related to a painting by Nicolas Poussin (French, Les Andelys 1594–1665 Rome) (The Triumph of Pan, National Gallery, London)
Date:
late 17th–early 18th century
Culture:
French, Beauvais
Medium:
Wool, silk (21-22 warps per inch, 8-9 per cm.)
Dimensions:
H. 121 x W. 111 inches (307.3 x 281.9 cm)
Classification:
Textiles-Tapestries
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Guy Fairfax Cary, 1950
Accession Number:
50.205
Not on view
Signature: Lower right guard: P. BE (weaver's initials)
[ M.X....Beer sale, Galerie Georges Petit , Paris, May 29, 1913, no. 75; sold to Farbre ] ; Mrs. Guy Fairfax Cary (until 1950; to MMA)
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