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Vulcan Presenting Arms for Aeneas to Venus from a set of The Loves of the Gods

Designed by François Boucher (French, Paris 1703–1770 Paris)

Manufactory:
Beauvais
Maker:
Weaving Manufactory directed by André Charlemagne Charron (French, active 1754–80)
Maker:
Weaver Jean-Baptiste Oudry (French, Paris 1686–1755 Beauvais)
Patron:
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. 168 x W. 214 inches (426.7 x 543.6 cm)
Classification:
Textiles-Tapestries
Credit Line:
Gift of Dr. Ernest G. Stillman, 1922
Accession Number:
22.16.1
221405

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