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Atalanta and Meleager with Fountains of Versailles

Artist:
Related to prints by Antonio Tempesta (Italian, Florence 1555–1630 Rome)
Artist:
Related to engravings by Perelle family member (Salle de Festins, ca. 1681)
Date:
late 17th century
Culture:
French
Medium:
Wool and silk on canvas. Center: 484-576 tent stitches per sq. inch, 90 per sq. cm. Border: 169 cross-stitches per sq. inch, 25 per sq. cm.
Dimensions:
H. 89 x W. 65 1/2 inches (226.1 x 166.4 cm)
Classification:
Textiles-Embroidered
Credit Line:
Gift of Irwin Untermyer, 1962
Accession Number:
62.214.2
Not on view
Irwin Untermyer (until 1962; to MMA)
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