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Scenes from The Story of Charlemagne (?) (from Christ the Judge on the Throne of Majesty and Other Subjects)

Date:
ca. 1500–1510
Culture:
South Netherlandish
Medium:
Wool warp; wool, silk, and metallic wefts
Dimensions:
Overall: 140 x 363 in. (355.6 x 922 cm) [overall dimensions of entire tapestry including 53.80, 53.81]
Classification:
Textiles-Tapestries
Credit Line:
Gift of George Blumenthal, 1941
Accession Number:
41.100.214
Not on view
Marquis Henri de Vibraye, château de Bazoches du Morvan, Nièvre (until about 1903); George and Florence Blumenthal, New York (by 1912-1941)
Rubinstein-Bloch, Stella. Catalogue of the Collection of George and Florence Blumenthal, New York: Volume 4, Tapestries and Furniture, Mediaeval and Renaissance. Paris: A. Lévy, 1927. pl. XI.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Masterpieces in the Collection of George Blumenthal: A Special Exhibition. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1943. no. 28.

Cavallo, Adolfo S. Medieval Tapestries in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1993. no. 27, pp. 377-412, fig. 127-131.

Franke, Birgit. Assuerus und Esther am Burgunderhof: Zur Rezeption des Buches Esther in den Niederlanden (1450 bis 1530). Berlin: Gebr. Mann, 1998. pp. 121–22, fig. 75, pl. 46.

Cleland, Elizabeth. "Collecting Sixteenth-Century Tapestries in Twentieth-Century America: The Blumenthals and Jacques Seligmann." Metropolitan Museum Journal 50 (2015). p. 150.



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