Flute player, c. 1756-1778, Jouer de flûte

Flute player, c. 1756-1778, Jouer de flûteTapestry Dimensions: H 310 x W 405 cm, Tapestry Materials/Techniques: wool (warp); wool & silk (weft), Culture: French, Weaving Center: Beauvais, Young man holds flute to lips of young woman as she plays it (R), 2 couples seated on ground (far R) & shepherd with sheep (L) watch, & little dog dances (center); rustic structure with tower in L background, classical ruin with bust & large urn decorated with garland behind couples on R, Borders missing., Wark, Huntington (1961), 68-69, Related Works: Compositionally similar tapestries (same cartoon): 0241691 (Huntington Art Gallery), 0241706 (Cleveland Museum of Art), 0184481 (Set A), Wadsworth Atheneum, Stotesbury coll., Sir George Alexander Cooper coll., 1 image of 1 tapestry

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
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Subject TermsGenre: Pastorale
ProviderJ. Paul Getty Trust