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Title: The Drowning of Britomartis from Scenes from the Story of Diana
Probably designed by Jean Cousin the Elder (French, Souci (?) ca. 1490–ca. 1560 Paris (?))
Related to engravings by Etienne Delaune (French, Orléans 1518/19–1583 Strasbourg)
Possibly woven in the workshop directed by Pierre Blasse the Younger (French, active 1540–60)
Possibly woven in the workshop directed by Jacques Langlois (French, active 1540–60)
Culture: French, probably Paris
Medium: Wool, silk (16-18 warps per inch, 7-8 per cm.)
Dimensions: H. 183 x W. 114 inches (464.8 x 289.6 cm)
Credit Line: Gift of the children of Mrs. Harry Payne Whitney, 1942
Accession Number: 42.57.1
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