Flute player, Image 1, Jouer de flûte, Image 1

Flute player, Image 1, Jouer de flûte, Image 1Tapestry Dimensions: H 10'10" x W 8'7", Tapestry Materials/Techniques: wool (warp); wool & silk (weft), Culture: French, Weaving Center: Beauvais, Ownership History: French & Co. received from Baron Louis de Rothschild 6/18/1954; returned 3/9/1955., Young man holds flute to lips of young woman as she plays it, 2 couples seated on ground (R) watch, & little dog dances (L); classical ruin with bust & large urn decorated with garland behind couples, (BRD) picture-frame border with curling parsley leaves, French & Co. stock sheet in archive, 54933-x, Wark, Huntington (1961), 68-69, Related Works: Panels in set: GCPA 0241724, 0184481; compositionally similar tapestries (same cartoon): 0241691 (Huntington Art Gallery), 0241706 (Cleveland Museum of Art), 0241707, Wadsworth Atheneum, Stotesbury coll., 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