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The Drowning of Britomartis from Scenes from the Story of Diana

Probably designed by Jean Cousin the Elder
(French, Souci (?) ca. 1490–ca. 1560 Paris (?))

Artist: Related to engravings by Étienne Delaune (French, Orléans 1518/19–1583 Strasbourg)
Maker: Possibly woven in the workshop directed by Pierre Blasse the Younger (French, active 1540–60)
Maker: Possibly woven in the workshop directed by Jacques Langlois (French, active 1540–60)
Date: 1547–59
Culture: French, probably Paris
Medium: Wool, silk (16-18 warps per inch, 7-8 per cm.)
Dimensions: H. 183 x W. 114 inches (464.8 x 289.6 cm)
Classification: Textiles-Tapestries
Credit Line: Gift of the children of Mrs. Harry Payne Whitney, 1942
Accession Number: 42.57.1

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