Musicians and Dancers from a set of five Grotesques, Designed by Jean-Baptiste Monnoyer (French, Lille 1636–1699 London), Wool, silk (21-27 warps per inch, 8-9 per cm.), French, Beauvais

Musicians and Dancers from a set of five Grotesques

Designer:
Designed by Jean-Baptiste Monnoyer (French, Lille 1636–1699 London)
Artist:
Style of Jean Berain (French, Saint-Mihiel 1640–1711 Paris)
Designer:
Border designed by Jean Berain (French, Saint-Mihiel 1640–1711 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:
Overall (confirmed): 115 x 196 1/2 in. (292.1 x 499.1 cm)
Classification:
Textiles-Tapestries
Credit Line:
Gift of John M. Schiff, 1977
Accession Number:
1977.437.2
Not on view
Signature: Woven in border under leopard: BEHAGLE.
possibly Prince Murat ; Private Collection, France (before 1909) ; [ Mortimer L. Schiff sale, Christie's, London , June 22–23, 1938, no. 75 ] ; John M. Schiff , New York (before 1957–77; to MMA)