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Title: Allegory of Water (Neptune Rescuing Amymone)
General conception by Jacques Germain Soufflot (French, Irancy 1713–1780 Paris)
Pictorial medallions designed by François Boucher (French, Paris 1703–1770 Paris)
Alentours designed by Maurice Jacques (French, 1712–1784)
Low-warp workshop of Jacques Neilson (French, 1714–1788)
Manufacture Nationale des Gobelins (French, established 1662)
Commissioned for George William Coventry, 6th earl of Coventry (Croome Court, Worcestershire, England)
Date: designed 1758–67, woven 1764–71
Culture: French, Paris
Medium: Wool, silk (22-24 warps per inch, 9-10 per cm)
Dimensions: 10 × 17 ft. (304.8 × 518.2 cm)
Credit Line: Gift of Samuel H. Kress Foundation, 1958
Accession Number: 58.75.3
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