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"Renaissance to Modern Tapestries in The Metropolitan Museum of Art": The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, v. 44, no. 4 (Spring, 1987)
THE METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART BULLETIN | VOLUME 44 | NUMBER 4

"Renaissance to Modern Tapestries in The Metropolitan Museum of Art"

Standen, Edith Appleton
1987
56 pages
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Edith Standen

Met Art in Publication

The Twelve Ages of a Man: The Second Three Ages (18-36), or Autumn, Bernard van Orley  Netherlandish, Wool, silk (16-20 warps per inch, 6-8 per cm.), Netherlandish, Brussels
ca. 1515
The Last Supper, Bernard van Orley  Netherlandish, Wool, silk, silver-gilt thread.
ca. 1525–28
Panel with grotesques, from a set of bed hangings, Cornelis Floris II  Netherlandish, Silk, wool, silver and silver-gilt thread (20-22 warps per inch, 8-9 per cm.), Netherlandish, Brussels
ca. 1550–60
Aglauros’s Vision of the Bridal Chamber of Herse, from the Story of Mercury and Herse, Giovanni Battista Lodi da Cremona  Italian, Wool, silk and precious metal-wrapped threads (20-22 warps per inch, 8-9 warps per cm.), Netherlandish, Brussels
Multiple artists/makers
designed ca. 1540, woven ca. 1570
Rachel and Bilhah with Dan from The Story of Jacob series, Wool, silk (18 warps per inch, 6–7 per cm.), Netherlandish, Brussels
Netherlandish, Brussels
1550–75
Esau Selling His Birthright to Jacob from The Story of Jacob series, Wool, silk (18 warps per inch, 6–7 per cm.), Netherlandish, Brussels
Netherlandish, Brussels
1550–75
Jacob Burying Idols Under an Oak Tree from The Story of Jacob series, Wool, silk (18 warps per inch, 6–7 per cm.), Netherlandish, Brussels
Netherlandish, Brussels
1550–75
The Lewknor Table Carpet, Wool and silk, Netherlandish, probably Enghien
Netherlandish, probably Enghien
1564
Jeu de boules or The Ball Game (from the Story of Gombaut and Macée set), Jean Leclerc , probably French, Wool, silk (12-14 warps per inch, 5-6 per cm.), Flemish, Bruges
ca. 1590–1600
Chasuble with the Gathering of the Manna, Hieronymus (Jerome) Wierix  Netherlandish, Wool, silk, linen (16-18 warps per inch, 6-7 per cm.), Netherlandish, probably Gouda
1570
Augustus I of Saxony (1526–1586), Seger Bombeck  German, Wool, silk, silver-gilt thread (18-20 warps per inch, 8 per cm.), German, Leipzig
1550
Table carpet with unicorns, Wool, silk (14-16 warps per inch, 6 per cm.), Dutch
Dutch
ca. 1600
The Annunciation, Adoration of the Shepherds, and Adoration of the Kings, Anonymous Workshop, British , London British, Silk, wool, silver-gilt thread (18-22 warps per inch, 7-8 per cm.), British, probably London
early 17th century
The Annunciation, Wool, silk (17 warps per inch, 7 per cm), Danish
Danish
late 17th–early 18th century
1633
The Meeting of Antony and Cleopatra from a set of The Story of Antony and Cleopatra, Justus van Egmont  Flemish, Wool, silk, silver and silver-gilt thread (20-22 warps per inch, 8-9 per cm.), Flemish, Brussels
designed ca. 1650, woven 1650–77
Moses Striking the Rock from a set of the Life of Moses, Agostino Melissi  Italian, Wool, silk (13-15 warps per inch, 6 per cm.), Italian, Florence
ca. 1650–57
Cupid and Psyche Bathing from a set of Mythological Subjects after Giulio Romano, Giulio Romano  Italian, Wool, silk, metal thread (20-26 warps per inch, 8-12 per cm.), French, Paris
Multiple artists/makers
designed 1684–86, woven 1692–1700
Armchair, Beauvais, Carved and gilded beechwood, with Beauvais tapestry covers of silk and wool., French
1715–20
The Camel from a set of five Grotesques, Jean-Baptiste Monnoyer  French, Wool, silk (21-27 warps per inch, 8-9 per cm.), French, Beauvais
Multiple artists/makers
designed ca. 1688, woven ca. 1690–1711
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