Violin and Lute Players from a set of five Grotesques

Designer: Jean-Baptiste Monnoyer (French, Lille 1636–1699 London)
Artist: Style of Jean Berain (French, Saint-Mihiel 1640–1711 Paris)
Designer: Border designed by Guy Louis Vernansal the Elder (French, Fontainebleau 1648–1729 Paris)
Manufactory: Beauvais
Factory director: Philippe Béhagle (French, 1641–1705) , or his son Philippe
Date: designed ca. 1688, woven ca. 1690–1711
Culture: French, Beauvais
Medium: Wool, silk (21-27 warps per inch, 8-9 per cm.)
Dimensions: H. 117 x W. 76 inches (297.2 x 193 cm)
Classification: Textiles-Tapestries
Credit Line: Gift of John M. Schiff, 1977
Accession Number: 1977.437.5

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