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The Animal Tamers, from The Grotesques series
The Animal Tamers, from The Grotesques series
Date:
1700–1725
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Wool, Silk; Tapestry Weave
Dimensions:
302.3 x 261.6 cm (119 x 103 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Provenance:

French & Co., before 1951

Accession Number:
59.49.2
Acquisition Date:
1959-12-23
Credit Line:

Roscoe and Margaret Oakes Collection

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

Central scene of animal tamers mastering lions, flanked by a chinoiserie and floral border.

Contemporaneous Works “Art from the same century and country”