The Audience of the Emperor from the series The Story of the Emperor of China

Designer: Guy Louis Vernansal the Elder (French, Fontainebleau 1648–1729 Paris)
Designer: Jean-Baptiste Belin de Fontenay the Elder (French, Caen 1653–1715 Paris)
Designer: Jean-Baptiste Monnoyer (French, Lille 1636–1699 London)
Manufactory: Beauvais
Date: designed ca. 1685–90, woven ca. 1685–1740
Culture: French, Beauvais
Medium: Wool, silk (19-20 warps per inch, 8 per cm.)
Dimensions: H. 123 1/2 x W. 183 3/4 inches (313.7 x 466.7 cm)
Classification: Textiles-Tapestries
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair, 1948
Accession Number: 48.71

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