August from a set of The Months of Lucas

Designer: Master of the Months of Lucas (Netherlandish, active about 1535) Additions and alterations probably by Joseph Yvart (1649–1728) and Charles Chastelain (1672–1755) and perhaps by Louis de Boulogne the Younger (1654–1733) Borders by Pierre Josse Perrot (active 1724–35)
Maker: Woven under the direction of Michel Audran (French, 1701–1771 Paris)
Manufactory: Manufacture Nationale des Gobelins (French, established 1662)
Patron: Commissioned for Comte de Toulouse (1678–1737)
Date: designed ca. 1535, woven 1732–37
Culture: French, Paris
Medium: Wool, silk (20-21 warps per inch, 8-9 per cm.)
Dimensions: H. 142 x W. 185 inches (360.7 x 469.9 cm)
Classification: Textiles-Tapestries
Credit Line: Gift of John D. Rockefeller Jr., 1944
Accession Number: 44.60.6

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