Bacchus and Ariadne from a set of The Loves of the Gods

Designer: Designed by François Boucher (French, Paris 1703–1770 Paris)
Manufactory: Beauvais
Maker: Weaving Manufactory directed by André Charlemagne Charron (French, active 1754–80) Weaving Manufactory directed by Jean-Baptiste Oudry (French, Paris 1686–1755 Beauvais)
Patron: Comissioned by Count Johann Hartvig Ernst Bernstorff (Danish) Commissioned by Count Johann Hartvig Ernst Bernstorff (Danish)
Date: 1754–56
Culture: French, Beauvais
Medium: Wool, silk (23-25 warps per inch, 9-10 per cm.)
Dimensions: H. 148 1/2 x W. 208 inches (377.2 x 528.3 cm) as measured by Textile Conservation in 1984
Classification: Textiles-Tapestries
Credit Line: From the Collection of James Stillman, Gift of Dr. Ernest G. Stillman, 1922
Accession Number: 22.16.2

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