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Four Episodes in the Story of Hercules

Date:
ca. 1515–35
Culture:
South Netherlandish
Medium:
Wool warp; wool and silk wefts
Dimensions:
Overall: 163 1/2 x 128in. (415.3 x 325.1cm)
Classification:
Textiles-Tapestries
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Daniel Guggenheim, in memory of her husband, 1935
Accession Number:
35.79.1
Not on view
Daniel Guggenheim, New York (before 1932)
Cavallo, Adolfo S. Medieval Tapestries in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1993. no. 48, pp. 560-573, fig. 170.



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