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JUPITER AND ANTIOPE

Made by: François Boucher

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:
304.8 x 381 cm (120 x 150 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
41.3
Class:
TAPESTRY
Signature marks:
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973