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Seasons and Elements (Air) (set of four)

Attributed to Charles Le Brun
(French, Paris 1619–1690 Paris)

Designer: Border probably designed by Jean Lemoyen le Lorrain (1637/38–1709)
Manufactory: Probably made at the Convent of Saint Joseph-de-la-Providence, Paris
Patron: Commissioned for Marquise de Montespan (1641–1707)
Date: ca. 1683
Culture: French, Paris
Medium: Canvas; silk, wool, and metal-thread embroidery in tent stitch (316 stitches per sq. inch, 49 stitches per sq. cm.)
Dimensions: L. 168 x W. 108 in. (426.7 x 274.3 cm)
Classification: Textiles-Embroidered
Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1946
Accession Number: 46.43.4

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