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Tapestries
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F R E N C H
SCREENS
Tapestries
284. F r a g m e n t o f a Verdure Tapestry
French, circa 1630
Wool
Height: 10 ft. 10 i n . (330.5 cm); W i d t h :
7 ft. uVx in. (242.5 cm)
Accession number 69.DD.37
P R O V E N A N C E
283
Gift o f Dr. Albert Best, Los Angeles, 1969.
283. F o u r - p a n e l Screen
Savonnerie manufactory, woven between
1719 and 1769
Woven after designs by Alexandre-Fran£ois
285. Tapestry, The Offering
to
Bacchus
from the Grotesque Series
Desportes
Beauvais manufactory, circa 1685-1730
W o o l and linen; modern velvet backing;
After a design by Jean-Baptiste Monnoyer
wooden frame; brass nails
W o o l and silk
Height: 6 ft. Vs i n . (185.1 cm); W i d t h :
Height: 9 ft. 5% i n . (289 cm); W i d t h :
8 ft. 6 i n . (259.1 cm)
6 ft. 7% i n . (201 cm)
Accession number 75.DD.1
Accession number 86.DD.645
P R O V E N A N C E
P R O V E N A N C E
The Earl o f Caledon, Tyttenhanger Park,
Rothschild collection, Vienna; (anonymous
Hertfordshire; [Alexander and Berendt,
sale, Christies, L o n d o n , June 22,1939,
L t d . , L o n d o n , 1973]; private Australian
lot 159); (sold, Christies, L o n d o n , July 1,
collection; [Alexander and Berendt, L t d . ,
1982, l o t 3, to [Bernheimer Fine Arts, L t d . ,
L o n d o n , 1975]; purchased by J. Paul Getty.
London]).
B I B L I O G R A P H Y
Pierre Verlet, The James A. de Rothschild
Collection at Waddesdon Manor: The Savon­
nerie (Fribourg, 1982), p. 15; n . 20, p. 467;
284
B I B L I O G R A P H Y
"Acquisitions/1986," GettyMusJ 1$ (1987),
no. 99, pp. 210-211, illus.
W i l s o n , Selections, no. 12, pp. 24-25, illus.
285
F R E N C H
286. S i x Tapestries f r o m The Story of the
TAPESTRIES
PROVENANCE
markt," Cicerone 18 (1926), pp. 271-272;
Made for Louis-Alexandre de Bourbon,
E d i t h Standen, "The Story o f the Emperor
Beauvais manufactory, circa 1690-1705
comte de Toulouse and due de Penthiιvre,
o f China: A Beauvais Tapestry Series,"
Woven under the direction o f Philippe
as part o f a set o f ten tapestries i n the
Metropolitan Museum of Art Journal χ (1976),
Bιhagle after designs by Guy-Louis Ver-
Chambre du Rot and the Antichambre du
pp. 103-117; Bremer-David, "Acquisitions
1983," no. ι, pp. 173-181, illus.; "Acquisi­
Emperor
of China
Series
nansal, Jean-Baptiste Monnoyer, and Jean-
Rot o f the Chateau de Rambouillet i n 1718;
Baptiste Belin [Belain or Blin] de Fontenay
by descent to his son, Louis-Jean-Marie de
tions/1983," GettyMusJn (1984), no. 3,
W o o l and silk
Bourbon, due de Penthiιvre; by descent
pp. 261-262, illus.; E d i t h Standen, "The
A l l woven w i t h the arms and monogram o f
to his daughter, Louise-Marie-Adelaide
Audience o f the Emperor from the series
the comte de Toulouse.
de Bourbon; by descent to her son, Louis-
' T h e Story o f the Emperor o f China,'"
The ColUtion:
Philippe d'Orleans, K i n g o f the French
European Post-Medieval Tapestries and
(six tapestries from the set sold, Paris, Janu­
Hangings in the Metropolitan Museum of
at lower center o f scene, i n border o f carpet.
ary 25-27,1852, lot 8); Therese d'Albert-
Art (New York, 1985), v o l . 2, pp. 461-468;
Height: 13 ft. 10 A i n . (423 cm);
Luynes d'Uzιs, France (sold i n America
Jacqueline Boceara, "Voyages d u grand
W i d t h : 10 ft. 2 i n . (310 cm)
i n 1926); John T h o m p s o n Dorrance, Sr.,
siιcle: Tapisseries de Beauvais, de Bruxelles
Accession number 83.DD.336
Newport, Rhode Island; by descent to John
et des Gobelins," Les Antiquaires au Grand
The Harvesting of Pineapples:
Thompson Dorrance, Jr.
Pahis: XLV biennale internationale (Paris,
Woven Β ΕHAGLE at lower right.
83.DD.336-340: [Rosenberg and Stiebel, Inc.,
1988), pp. 112-118; Jacqueline Boceara, Ames
Height: 13 ft. 7 / 2 i n . (415 cm);
New York, 1983].
de Laine et de Soi (Saint-Just-en-Chausιe,
W i d t h : 8 ft. 5/2 i n . (258 cm)
89.DD.62: The Preservation Society o f N e w ­
1988), p. 306, illus.; "Acquisitions/1989,"
Accession number 83.DD.337
port County, C h α t e a u - s u r - M e r , Newport,
GettyMusJ18 (1990), no. 54, pp. 193-194,
Rhode Island, 1970s.
illus.
Signature VERNANSAL.INT.ET.PU
l
The Astronomers:
Height: 13 ft. 9 i n . (419 c m ) ;
W i d t h : 10 ft. 5 Yz i n . (319 cm)
Accession number 83.DD.338
The Emperor on a Journey:
Height: 13 ft. 7 / 2 i n . (415 cm);
woven
EXHIBITIONS
The Preservation Society o f Newport,
Rhode Island, C h α t e a u - s u r - M e r , 1970S-1989
(89.DD.62 only).
W i d t h : 8 ft. 4 i n . (254 cm)
BIBLIOGRAPHY
Accession number 83.DD.339
M o n t i ι and de D i o n , "Quelques docu­
The Return from the Hunt:
ments sur le D u c h ι p a i r i e de Rambouillet,"
Woven BEHAGLE at lower right.
Mιmoires et documents publiιs par h Sociιtι
Height: 13 ft. 8/2 i n . (418 cm);
archιologique de Rambouillet 7 (1886),
W i d t h : 9 ft. 6 i n . (290 cm)
pp. 208, 227; Jules Badin, La Manufacture
Accession number 83.DD.340
de tapisseries de Beauvais depuis ses origines
The Empress's Tea:
jusquδ nosjours (Paris, 1909), p. 13; George
Height: 13 ft. 9 i n . (419.1 cm);
Leland Hunter, The Practical Book of
W i d t h : 6 ft. 3 i n . (195 cm)
Tapestries (Philadelphia, 1925), p. 162;
Accession number 89.DD.62
Dr. Szokolny, " V o m amerikanischen Kunst­
e
l6j
l68
F R E N C H
TAPESTRIES
286
The Astronomers
The Emperor on a Journey
The Harvesting of Pineapples
286
The Return from the Hunt
286
The Collation
286
2-
86
The Emp ress's Tea
286
F R E N C H
TAPESTRIES
288. Tapestry C a r p e t
(?) Beauvais manufactory, circa 1700-1725
W o o l and silk
Length: 12 ft. 3 i n . (371.5 cm); W i d t h :
8 ft. ι i n . (246.3 cm)
Accession number 86.DC.633
PROVENANCE
(?) Sold, H o t e l D r o u o t , Paris, M a y 27,1910,
one o f four sold as lots 131-134; ([?] sold,
Christies, L o n d o n , M a r c h 6,1923, lot 629,
as one o f a pair); [(?) B. Fabre et Fils, Paris];
Thenadey collection, Paris; [Mayorcas, L t d . ,
L o n d o n , 1985].
BIBLIOGRAPHY
"Acquisitions/1986," GettyMusJ'15 (1987),
287
287. Tapestry, Le Cheval Rayé
Anciennes
from
the
Indes Series
PROVENANCE
(?) Jean-Baptiste-Elie Camus de Pontcarré,
Gobelins manufactory, circa 1690-1730
seigneur de Viarmes (1702-1775), and his
After a cartoon by Albert Eckhout and
wife Fran£oise-Louise Raoul de la Guibour-
Frans Post, retouched by Jean-Baptiste
gére; by descent to L o u i s - J e a n - N é p o m u c e n e -
Monnoyer, Jean-Baptiste Belin [Belain or
Francois-Marie Camus de la G u i b o u r g é r e
Blin] de Fontenay, R e n é - A n t o i n e Houasse,
(1747-1794); by descent to Alexandre-
F r a ^ o i s Bonnemer, and Alexandre-Fran£ois
Prosper Camus de la G u i b o u r g é r e (1793-
Desportes
1853), Chateau de la G u i b o u r g é r e , Bretagne;
W o o l and silk
[Bernard Blondeel, Antwerp, Belgium, 1991].
Woven w i t h the arms o f the Camus de
P o n t c a r r é de Viarmes de la G u i b o u r g é r e
families.
Height: 10 ft. 10 i n . (326 cm); W i d t h :
no. 100, p. 211, illus.
BIBLIOGRAPHY
"Acquisitions/1992," GettyMusJ 21 (1993),
i n press, illus.
18 ft. 10 i n . (580.2 cm)
Accession n u m b e r 92.DD.21
288
169
IJO
F R E N C H
TAPESTRIES
2 8 9 . Tapestry, Le Mots de
Le Chateau
LesMaisons
de Monceaux
Decιmbre,
from
RoyalesSeries
Gobelins manufactory, before 1712
the direction o f Jean de la Croix
PROVENANCE
W o o l and silk
C o m t e de C a m o n d o , Paris (sold, Galerie
T h e lower right galon bears the woven sig­
Georges Petit, Paris, February 1-3, 1893,
nature I.D.L.
lot 291); Gaston Menier, Paris (sold, Galerie
CROX.
The cartoon painted by Fran$ois van
Height: 10 ft. 4% i n . (316 cm); W i d t h :
Charpentier, Paris, November 22,1936,
der Meulen, Baudrain Yvart le pere, Jean-
10 ft. 9 in. (328 cm)
lot i n ) ; Baron Gendebien-Salvay, Belgium;
Baptiste Monnoyer, Pierre (Boulle) Boels,
Accession number 85.DD.309
[Vincent Laloux, Brussels].
Guillaume Anguier, Abraham Genoels after
BIBLIOGRAPHY
designs by Charles Le B r u n . Woven under
Le Journal des arts, January 28,1893 (Paris);
Maurice Fenaille, Etat general de U Manu­
facture des Gobelins, 1600-ipoo (Paris,
1903-1923), v o l . 2, pp. 161-162; Charissa
Bremer-David, "Tapestry 'Le Chateau de
Monceaux' f r o m the series Les Maisons
Royales" GettyMusJ 14 (1986), pp. 105-112,
figs. ia~b; "Acquisitions/1985," GettyMusJ
14 (1986), no. 192, pp. 242-243, illus.;
Jacqueline Boceara, Ames de Laine et de Sote
( S a i n t - J u s t - e n - C h a u s ι e , 1988), p. 207, illus.
p. 209; E d i t h Α . Standen, "The J a r d ν n des
Plantes: A n Entrefenιtre for the Maisons
Royales Gobelins Tapestry Series," Bulletin
du Centre internationale d'etudes des textiles
anciennes(& (1990), p. 49; illus. p. 51, fig. 4;
Handbook 1991, p. 162, illus. p. 163.
2 9 0 . Tapestry, Char de
Triomphe
Gobelins manufactory, 1715-1716
Woven from the cartoon by Baudrain Yvart
le pere after a design by Charles Le B r u n
W o o l and silk
Part o f the original backing bears the
inscription No. 194 Ports. Du CharJ 6: Sur 5:
au[ne], de haut/ 2: au[ne] 1/2 de Cours over
10-6 six pieces 8 $20. Woven w i t h the arms
o f France and Navarre.
28Q
F R E N C H
TAPESTRIES
Height: 11 ft. 4 Η i n . (347 cm); W i d t h :
8ft.9 % i n . (267 cm)
Accession number 83.DD.20
PROVENANCE
Delivered to the Garde Meuble de la
Couronne o n October 27, 1717; M m e
Fulco de B o u r b o n , Patterson, N e w York;
Michael de B o u r b o n (son o f M m e Fulco
de B o u r b o n ) , Pikeville, Kentucky.
BIBLIOGRAPHY
Maurice Fenaille, Etat general des tapisseries
de la Manufacture des Gobelins (Paris, 1903),
vol. 2, pp. 16-22; W i l s o n , Selections, no. 8,
291
pp. 16-17, illus.; Bremer-David, "Acquisi­
tions 1983," no. 3, p p . 183-185, 187, illus.;
2 9 1 . Tapestry, The Loves of the
"Acquisitions/1983," GettyMusJ12 (1984),
Bacchus and Ariadne,
no. 5, p. 263, illus.; Handbook 1986, p. 147,
Antiope
Les Arts (August 1902), p. 16, illus.; Jules
illus.; enlarged detail p . 140.
Beauvais manufactory, circa 1722-1749
Woven after paintings by Fransois Boucher
Badin, La Manufacture de tapisseries de
Beauvais depuis ses origines jusqu a nos
W o o l and silk
jours (Paris, 1909), p. 61, illus.; George L .
Gods:
Jupiter
and
BIBLIOGRAPHY
M . Vaucaire, "Les Tapisseries de Beauvais,"
Height: 12 ft. (366 cm); W i d t h : 24 ft. 9 i n .
Hunter, "Beauvais-Boucher's
(754 cm)
Arts and Decoration (March 1919), p. 246;
Tapestries,"
Accession number 63.DD.6
George L . Hunter, The Practical Book of
PROVENANCE
George L . Hunter, "Americas Beauvais-
Tapestries (Philadelphia, 1925), p. 173;
(?) Royal family o f Portugal; Jules Paul
Porgιs, Portugal and later Paris; C . Ledyard
Blair; [French and Co., N e w York, 1937];
purchased by J. Paul Getty, 1937.
Boucher Tapestries," Lnternational Studio
(November 1926), pp. 26-28, illus.; H e i n ­
rich G φ b e l , Wandteppiche (Leipzig, 1923),
vol. 2, part ι, p. 227; E r i k Zahle, " F r a ^ o i s
EXHIBITIONS
Boucher's dobbelte billedavaening," Det
New York, Parke-Bernet Galleries, French
Danske Kunstindustrimuseum: Virksomhed
and English Art Treasures of the United States,
3 (1959-1964), p . 68; Madeleine Jarry, "A
December 20-30,1942, no. 241, p. 39.
Wealth o f Boucher Tapestries i n American
Museums," Antiques (August 1972), p. 224,
fig. 2; E d i t h Standen, "The Loves o f the
290
Gods," European Post-Medieval Tapestries
and Hangings in the Metropolitan Museum
I 7 I
172
FRENCH
TAPESTRIES
of Art (New York, 1985), v o l . 2, pp. 534-543;
2 9 3 . Tapestry, Portiere
aux Armes
de
France
Edith Standen, "The Amours des Dieux: A
Gobelins manufactory, circa 1730-1743
Series o f Beauvais Tapestries After Boucher,"
Woven from a cartoon by Pierre-Josse Perrot,
Metropolitan Museum of Art Journal19/20
under the direction o f Etienne-Claude
(1986), pp. 63-84, illus. p. 69.
Le B l o n d
W o o l and silk
A fleur-de-lys, the letter G, and part o f an L
2 9 2 . Tapestry,
[for Le Blond] are woven i n t o the galon o f
Chancellerie
the lower right corner.
Gobelins manufactory, circa 1728-1730
Height: 11 ft. 10 i n . (355 cm); W i d t h :
Woven by Etienne-Claude Le B l o n d after
8 ft. 9 i n . (262.5
designs by Guy-Louis Vernansal and Claude
c
m
)
Accession number 85.DD.100
Audran
W o o l and silk
PROVENANCE
A fleur-de-lys and G' LE.' BLOND are
Richard, 4th Marquess o f Hertford, Paris,
woven i n lower right corner.
before 1870; b y inheritance to Sir Richard
Height: 11 ft. 1 i n . (338 cm); W i d t h :
8ft.10 V i n . (270 cm)
4
Wallace, Paris, before 1890; by inheritance
292
Accession number 65.DD.5
to Lady Wallace, Paris, 1890; by inheritance
to Sir John M u r r a y Scott, Paris, 1897; V i c ­
toria, Lady Sackville, Paris, 1912; [ M . and
PROVENANCE
M m e Jacques Seligmann, Paris (sold i n the
Woven for Germain-Louis Chauvelin,
late 1940s)]; [Francois-Gerard Seligmann,
marquis de Grosbois and Garde des Sceaux
Paris, 1953]; private collection; [ F r a ^ o i s -
(1685-1762); [(?) French and Co., N e w
G ι r a r d Seligmann, Paris, 1985].
York]; M o r t i m e r L . Schiff, N e w York
(sold by his heir John L . Schiff, Christie s,
EXHIBITIONS
London, June 22,1938, l o t 74); purchased
Paris, U n i o n Centrale des Beaux-Arts
at that sale by J. Paul Getty.
Appliques δ l'Industrie, Musιe rιtrospectif
1865, no. 5734; Paris, Exposition d'artfrangais
BIBLIOGRAPHY
duXVIII
e
Maurice Fenaille, Etat
siecle, 1916, no. 113., p . 87, illus.
des tapisseries
de h Manufacture des Gobelins (Paris, 1904),
BIBLIOGRAPHY
vol. 3, p. 139; H e i n r i c h G φ b e l , Wandteppiche
Maurice Fenaille, Etat
general
(Leipzig, 1923), vol. 2, part 1, p p . 172-173;
general
de la Manu­
facture des Gobelins, 1600-1900 (Paris, 1903),
Verlet et al., Chefs d'oeuvre, p . 133, illus.;
vol. 3, p p . 310-314; H e i n r i c h G φ b e l ,
E d i t h Standen, "Portiere w i t h the Chauvelin
Wandteppiche (Leipzig, 1923), vol. 2, part 1,
Arms," European Post-Medieval Tapestries
and Hangings in the Metropolitan Museum
p. 156; "Acquisitions/1985," GettyMusJ\4
(1986), no. 196, pp. 244-245, illus.; Hand­
of Art (New York, 1985), vol. 1, pp. 361-364.
293
book 1991, p . 170, illus.; detail illus. p. 154.
F R E N C H
T A P E S T R I E S
BIBLIOGRAPHY
Madeleine Jarry, "A Wealth o f Boucher
Tapestries i n American Museums," Antiques
(August 1972), pp. 222-231.,,
2 9 5 . Tapestry, The Toilet of
Psyche
Beauvais manufactory, circa 1741-1770
Woven after a painting by F r a ^ o i s Boucher,
296
under the administration o f Nicolas Besnier
and the direction o f Jean-Baptiste O u d r y
Beauvais manufactory, circa 1749
W o o l and silk
Signature BESNIER-ET-
Woven after a painting by Fran9ois Boucher,
OVDRY'A
BEAUVAIS woven i n lower right galon.
Height: 9 ft. 4 i n . (284.5
c
m
) ; Width:
2 9 4 . Tapestry, The Toilet of Psyche
Height: 10 ft. (305 cm); W i d t h : 15 ft. 6 i n .
Accession number 68.DD.23
(472.5 cm)
PROVENANCE
Accession number 71.DD.470
Beauvais manufactory, circa 1741-1753
Rupert Edward Cecil Lee Guinness, 2nd
Woven after a painting by Fran£ois Boucher,
Earl o f Iveagh (1874-1967), Pyrford C o u r t ,
under the administration o f Nicolas Besnier
Surrey (sold, Christie's, Pyrford C o u r t ,
and the direction o f Jean-Baptiste O u d r y
June 4,1968, l o t 206); purchased at that sale
W o o l and silk
by J. Paul Getty.
Signature BESNIER
BEAWAISwoven
under the administration o f Nicolas Besnier
and the direction o f Jean-Baptiste O u d r y
W o o l and silk
13 ft. 5 i n . (409 cm)
294
2 9 6 . Tapestry, The Toilet of Psyche
PROVENANCE
D u e de Gramont, Paris (sold, Galerie
Georges Petit, Paris, M a y 22, 1925, lot 73);
[Duveen Brothers, L o n d o n , 1933]; A n n a
T h o m p s o n Dodge, Rose Terrace, Grosse
& OVDRY - A
Pointe Farms, M i c h i g a n (sold, Christie's,
at lower right.
L o n d o n , June 24,1971, l o t 137); purchased
Height: 11 ft. (335 cm); W i d t h : 8 ft. 9 i n .
at that sale by J. Paul Getty.
(267 cm)
Accession number 63.DD.2
EXHIBITIONS
L o n d o n , 25 Park Lane, Three French Reigns,
PROVENANCE
F e b r u a r y - A p r i l 1933, no. 528, p i . 88; San
Sir A n t h o n y de Rothschild, L o n d o n ; H e n r y
M a r i n o , California, T h e Henry E. H u n t i n g ­
Walters, Baltimore (sold by his widow,
ton Library and A r t Gallery, January-
Parke-Bernet, N e w York, A p r i l 26,1941,
July, 1989.
lot 739, to [French and Co., N e w York]);
purchased by J. Paul Getty.
295
173
174
FRENCH
TAPESTRIES
2 9 8 . Tapestry, Psyche at the
B I B L I O G R A P H Y
Basketmakers
Jules Badin, La Manufacture de tapisseries de
Beauvais manufactory, circa 1750
Beauvais depuis ses origines jusquδ nos jours
Woven after a p a i n t i n g by Fran$ois Boucher,
(Paris, 1909), p. 60; Duveen and Co., A
under the administration o f Nicolas Besnier
Catalogue of Works of Art of the Eighteenth
Century in the Collection of Anna Thomson
W o o l and silk
Dodge (Detroit, 1933), i n t r o d u c t i o n pp. i i i - i v
Signature f Boucher woven at lower left and
and non-paginated entry, illus.
the arms o f France and Navarre at the t o p ,
and the direction o f Jean-Baptiste O u d r y
center.
Height: 11 ft. 4 i n . (345.5 cm); W i d t h :
2 9 7 . Tapestry, The Abandonment
of
8 ft. 3 i n . (251.5 cm)
Psyche
Accession number 6 3 . D D . 4
Beauvais manufactory, circa 1750
Woven after a painting by Fran$ois Boucher,
P R O V E N A N C E
under the administration o f Nicolas Besnier
Edward Cecil Guinness, ist Earl o f Iveagh
and the direction o f Jean-Baptiste O u d r y
(1847-1927), L o n d o n ; Walter Guinness,
W o o l and silk
L o n d o n ; [Jacques Seligmann, Paris, b y
Signature f Boucher woven at lower left.
297
Height: 11 ft. iiVz i n . (364.5 cm); W i d t h :
1931 (inv. no. 1346)]; purchased b y J. Paul
Getty, 1938.
9 ft. 2 i n . (280 cm)
B I B L I O G R A P H Y
Accession number 63.DD.3
Jules Badin, La Manufacture de tapisseries de
Beauvais depuis ses origines jusquδ nos jours
P R O V E N A N C E
Sir A n t h o n y de Rothschild, L o n d o n ; Ε . M .
(Paris, 1909), p. 60; George L . Hunter, The
Hodgkins, Paris; [French and Co., N e w
Practical Book of Tapestries (Philadelphia,
York]; purchased by J. Paul Getty, 1937.
1925), p. 144; Madeleine Jarry, "A Wealth o f
Boucher Tapestries i n American Museums,"
B I B L I O G R A P H Y
Antiques (August 1972), pp. 222-231; Geral-
Jules Badin, La Manufacture de tapisseries
dine C . Hussman, "Boucher's Psyche at the
de Beauvais depuis ses origines jusquδ nos
Basketmakers: A Closer Look," Getty Mus]4
(1977), ΡΡ· 45"50.
jours (Paris, 1909), p. 60; George L . Hunter,
The Practical Book of Tapestries (Philadel­
phia, 1925), p p . 169, 249; Madeleine Jarry,
"A Wealth o f Boucher Tapestries i n A m e r i ­
can Museums," Antiques (August 1972),
pp. 222-231.
298
FRENCH TAPESTRIES
3 0 0 . F o u r Tapestries f r o m The Story
Don
Quixote
Height: 12 ft. 2 i n . (371 cm); W i d t h :
of
13ft.6 i n . (411 cm)
Series
Accession number 82.DD.69
Gobelins manufactory,, 1772-1773
Central narrative panels designed by CharlesAntoine Coypel and the alentours designed
by Jean-Baptiste Belin [Belain or Blin] de
Fontenay, Claude A u d r a n III, Francois
Desportes, and Valade; woven i n the w o r k ­
299
2 9 9 . Tapestry, Psyche at Cupid's
PaUce
Beauvais manufactory, circa 1750
Woven after a painting by Fran$ois Boucher,
under the administration o f Nicolas Besnier
and the direction o f Jean-Baptiste O u d r y
W o o l and silk
Height: 10 ft. 11 i n . (322.7 cm); W i d t h :
18 ft. 7 4 i n . (568.4 cm)
3
Accession number 63.DD.5
shop o f M i c h e l A u d r a n
QUIXOTTE
PARLA
SAGES
GUERI
DE SA
FOLIE,
[sic]:
Signature AUDRAN woven at b o t t o m right
corner and w i t h the date 7773 i n the galon.
Height: 12 ft. 2 i n . (371 cm); W i d t h :
M a r i e Antoinette), D u k e and Duchess
o f Saxe-Teschen, Joint Governors o f the
12 ft. 10 i n . (391 cm)
LE REPAS DE SANCHO, DANS VILE
Joseph Lorenz, D u k e o f Teschen, 1822;
Albrecht Friedrich Rudolf, Duke o f Teschen,
1847; Friedrick M a r i a Albrecht W i l h e l m
Karl, D u k e o f Teschen, Schloss H a l t b u r n ,
Burgenland, Austria, 1895, removed to
L o n d o n , 1936; Alice Bucher, Lucerne,
Switzerland (offered for sale, Sotheby's,
Accession number 82.DD.66
BARATARIA
Given by Louis XVI o n August 20,1786,
to A l b e r t and Marie-Christine (sister o f
Austrian Netherlands; Karl L u d w i g Johann
W o o l and silk
DON
PROVENANCE
DE
[sic]:
L o n d o n , December 8,1967, lot 1, bought
in); [Galerie R φ m e r , Z u r i c h , 1981] (sold,
Sotheby's, Monaco, June 14,1982, lot 571).
PROVENANCE
Signature AUDRAN and date 7772 woven
Sir A n t h o n y de Rothschild, L o n d o n ; Ε. M .
i n the galon and the border at the b o t t o m
BIBLIOGRAPHY
Hodgkins, Paris; [French and Co., N e w
right corner; also woven w i t h the manufac­
Maurice Fenaille, Etat general des tapisseries
York]; purchased by J. Paul Getty, 1937.
tory mark G i n the galon.
de la Manufacture des Gobelins (Paris, 1904),
Height: 12 ft. 2 i n . (371 cm); W i d t h :
vol. 3, pp. 237fr.; H e i n r i c h Gφbel, Wand­
BIBLIOGRAPHY
16ft.5 A i n . (502 cm)
teppiche (Leipzig, 1923), vol. 2, part 1, p. 163;
Accession number 82.DD.67
Bremer-David, "Acquisitions 1982," no. 13,
l
Jules Badin, La Manufacture de tapisseries
de Beauvais depuis ses origines jusquδ nos
jours (Paris, 1909), p. 60; Madeleine Jarry,
"A Wealth o f Boucher Tapestries i n A m e r i ­
can Museums," Antiques (August 1972),
pp. 222-231.
ENTREE
DE SANCHO DANS VILE
BARATARIA
DE
[sic]:
pp. 60-66, illus.; W i l s o n , Selections, no. 36,
pp. 72-73, illus.; E d i t h Standen, "The
Signature AUDRAN woven at the b o t t o m
Memorable Judgment o f Sancho," European
right corner and w i t h the date 1772 i n
Post-Medieval Tapestries and Hangings in the
Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York,
the galon.
Height: 12 ft. 2 i n . (371 cm); W i d t h :
1985), v o l . ι, pp. 369-375; Handbook 1986,
13 ft. 9 4 i n . (421 cm)
p. 172, illus. (82.DD.66 only); Jonathan
Accession number 82.DD.68
Bourne and Vanessa Brett, Lighting in the
3
POLTRONERIE
CHASSE
DE SANCHO A LA
[sic]:
Domestic Interior: Renaissance to Art
Nouveau (London, 1991), illus. p. 114,
Signature AUDRAN woven i n the b o t t o m
fig. 369; Handbook1991, p. 191, illus.
right corner and w i t h the date 1772 i n
(82.DD.68 only).
the galon.
I75
176
FRENCH
TAPESTRIES
Don Quixote gueri de sa folie
Entree de Sancho
300
Le Repas de Sancho
3°°
300
Poltronerie de Sancho
3°°
F R E N C H TAPESTRIES
3 0 1 . F o u r H a n g i n g s from the Tentures
Boucher
de
Series
Venus and Vulcan:
BIBLIOGRAPHY
Signature neilson, ιx. woven at lower right.
Grand Duchess M a r i a Feodorovna,
Gobelins manufactory, circa 1775-1776
Height: 12 ft. 6 i n . (381 cm); W i d t h : 16 ft.
"Descriptions o f the Grand Palace o f
Central scenes after paintings by Fran$ois
(487.7 cm)
Pavlovsk, 1795," Les Tresors dart en Russie
Boucher; alentours after designs by Maurice
Accession number 71.DD.468
(St. Petersburg, 1907), vol. 3,1903, illus.;
Jacques and Louis Tessier; woven under the
Aurora and Cephalus:
direction o f Jacques Neilson
Signature neilson, ιx. woven at lower right.
Maurice Fenaille, Etat general des tapisseries
de la Manufacture des Gobelins (Paris, 1904),
W o o l and silk
Height: 12 ft. 6 i n . (381 cm); W i d t h :
vol. 4, pp. 285-287, illus.; George Leyland
Diana and Callisto, Vertumnus and Pomona:
10 ft. 7 i n . (322.5 cm)
Hunter, The Practical Book of Tapestries
Signature neilson. ιx. woven at lower right,
Accession number 71.DD.469
(Philadelphia, 1925), p. 190; Phyllis
PROVENANCE
Ackerman, Tapestry: the Mirror of
Civilization (New York, 1933), p. 277, p i . 45;
and F.Boucher i n the medallion o f Vertum­
nus and Pomona.
Height: 12 ft. 7 i n . (383.5 c m ) ; W i d t h :
20 ft. 6 i n . (624.8 cm)
Accession number 71.DD.466
Venus on the Waters-.
Signature neilson. ιx. woven at lower right.
Height: 12 ft. 7 i n . (383.5 c m ) ; W i d t h :
10 ft. 5 i n . (317.5 cm)
Accession number 71.DD.467
Given by Louis X V I i n 1782 to the Grand
D u k e Paul Petrovitch (later Czar Paul I ) and
Grand Duchess M a r i a Feodorovna o f
Russia; h u n g at the Palace o f Pavlovsk (near
St. Petersburg) u n t i l circa 1925 (sold by the
Soviet government); [Duveen Brothers,
New York]; N o r t o n Simon (sold, ParkeBernet, N e w York, M a y 8,1971, l o t 233);
purchased at that sale by J. Paul Getty.
E d i t h Standen, "The Tapestry Room from
C r o σ m e C o u r t , " Decorative Art from the
Samuel H. Kress Collection at the Metropoli­
tan Museum of Art (London, 1964), p. 52;
Madeleine Jarry, "A Wealth o f Boucher
Tapestries i n American Museums," Antiques
(August 1972), pp. 222-231; W i l s o n , Selec­
tions, no. 38, pp. 76-77, illus.; Edith
Standen, " C r o σ m e C o u r t Tapestries,"
Pennsylvania, T h e A l l e n t o w n A r t Museum,
European Post-Medieval Tapestries and
Hangings in the Metropolitan Museum of Art
Great Periods of Tapestry, February 19 61.
(New York, 1985), vol. 1, p. 397.
EXHIBITIONS
YJJ
I78
FRENCH
TAPESTRIES
301
Diana and Callisto, Vertumnus and Pomona
Venus and Vulcan
301
Aurora and Cephalus
3
Venus on the Waters
301
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