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Thetis and Achilles Before the Oracle, from The Story of Achilles series
Title:
Thetis and Achilles Before the Oracle, from The Story of Achilles series
Artist(s):
Date:
ca. 1625
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Wool, Silk; Tapestry Weave
Dimensions:
335.3 x 462.3 cm (132 x 182 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Culture/People:
Flemish
Provenance:

Mrs. George T. Marye, Jr., wife of the American Ambassador to Russia under Czar Nicholas II, acquired the tapestry in Russia shortly before the Revolution from a lady-in-waiting to the czarina (Phyllis J. Walsh, letter to Anna Gray Bennett, 28 January 1976).

Accession Number:
68.23
Acquisition Date:
1968-07-30
Credit Line:

Gift of Mrs. Helen Marye Thomas in memory of Mr. and Mrs. George T. Marye, Jr.

Exhibition History:

Five Centuries of Tapestry, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, Legion of Honor, 1976
National Tour: Five Centuries of Tapestry, Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, New York, 12/3/77- 1/29/78; Fine Arts Gallery of San Diego, 5/13/78 - 7/2/78; Museum of Fine Arts, Dallas, 9/13/78 - 10/29/78