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Jupiter and Antiope

Made by: Beauvais Tapestry Manufactory || Boucher, François __Designer

On view in: French Drawing Room


About this object

Scene no. 4 from "Les Amours des Dieux." Antiope is reclined in the center of the composition attended by her maidens. A satyr on the right-who is actually Jupiter in disguise- offers her a basket of fruits. The scene is set in a forest with a large urn on a pedestal to the left and a bust on faun in the middle.

Category:
COVERINGS AND HANGINGS
Object name:
Jupiter and Antiope
Made from:
Wool -- silk
Made in:
FRANCE: Beauvais
Date made:
ca. 1750
Size:
overall __10.00 FT __12.50 FT
overall __304.80 CM __381.00 CM

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
41.3
Class:
TAPESTRY
Signature marks:
NONE
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973