Fountain of love, Image 1, Fontaine d'amour, Image 1

Fountain of love, Image 1, Fontaine d'amour, Image 1Tapestry Dimensions: H 10'7" x W 10'5", Tapestry Materials/Techniques: wool (warp); wool & silk (weft), Culture: French, Weaving Center: Beauvais, Ownership History: French & Co. received, n.d.; sold to H. Kalaidjian 7/24/1962., 2 amorous couples, pair of women & sheep gather around large fountain with gamboling putti & water spouting from urn at top, This panel has the right half of the full composition., Borders missing., French & Co. stock sheet in archive, 41081, Wark, Huntington (1961), 68-69, Related Works: Panels in set: GCPA 0241697, 0241703, 0241708; compositionally similar tapestries (same cartoon): 0241696 (Huntington Art Gallery), 0241703 (Christie's 1983 sale), 0241689 (Sotheby's, Monaco, 1983 sale), 0241699, Corcoran Gallery, Sir George Alexander Cooper coll., Image 1 of 1

CreatorBoucher, François (French, 1703-1770) (author of design) [painter], Charron, André-Charlemagne (French, fl.1754-1780) (workshop) [weaver], French (Search Europeana for this person)
CountryUnited States of America
CollectionGetty Research Institute
Timespanc. 1756-1778
RightsDigital images courtesy of the Getty's Open Content Program.
(Digital images courtesy of the Getty's Open Content Program.)
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Subject TermsGenre: Pastorale
ProviderJ. Paul Getty Trust