Busts of Achilles, Agamemnon, and Hector in Conference (from Scenes from The Story of The Trojan War), Probably produced through Pasquier Grenier of Tournai (Burgundian, died 1493), Wool warp, wool wefts with a few silk wefts, South Netherlandish

Busts of Achilles, Agamemnon, and Hector in Conference (from Scenes from The Story of The Trojan War)

Artist:
Probably produced through Pasquier Grenier of Tournai (Burgundian, died 1493)
Date:
ca. 1470–90
Geography:
Made in Tournai, South Netherlands
Culture:
South Netherlandish
Medium:
Wool warp, wool wefts with a few silk wefts
Dimensions:
Overall: 31 x 66in. (78.7 x 167.6cm)
Classification:
Textiles-Tapestries
Credit Line:
The Cloisters Collection, 1955
Accession Number:
55.39
Not on view
Besse Family, Château d'Aulhac (said to have been taken during French Revolution, 1789-1799) ; Courthouse of Issoire, Puy-de-Dôme, France (about 1789, having been taken from Château d'Aulhac) ; [ Alice Niclausse, Paris (sold 1955)]
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Masterpieces of Tapestry from the 14th to the 16th century," February 7, 1974–April 19, 1974.

Cavallo, Adolfo S. Medieval Tapestries in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1993. no. 13, pp. 229-249, fig. 106-109.