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Violin and Lute Players from a set of five Grotesques

Jean-Baptiste Monnoyer (French, Lille 1636–1699 London)

Maker:
Style of Jean Berain (French, Saint-Mihiel 1640–1711 Paris)
Designer:
Border designed by Guy Louis Vernansal the Elder (French, Fontainebleau 1648–1729 Paris)
Factory director:
Philippe Béhagle (French, 1641–1705) (or his son), Beauvais manufactory
Manufactory:
Beauvais
Date:
late 17th–early 18th century
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
229570

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