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Title

An Allegory of Spring

Artist

Charles LeBrun

Date

c. 1680

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
An Allegory of Spring, Charles LeBrun
An Allegory of Spring: Gallery Label - Current
: A Masterpiece of French Embroidery
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Medium: Textiles, Textiles-Surface Ornamentation (Do Not U | Wool, silk, linen; embroidery
Size: 129 x 86 1/4 x 5 in. (327.66 x 219.08 x 12.7 cm)
Creation Place: Europe, France
Culture: Europe, France
Style: 17th century
Inscriptions: Mark Coat of arms: the Duc de Créquey'S arms, d'or au créquir de queles or
Physical Description: after a cartoon by Charles Lebrun, made for the Duc de Crequey in the 1680s; one of a set of four panels, with each of the other three combining a season and the element associated with it; 'Spring' is equated with 'Air'
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Given in memory of Mrs. Thomas Lowry by her children
Accession Number: 15.210
Artist: Charles LeBrun, French, 1619-1690
Role: Designer
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Life Dates: French, 1619-1690
Added to Site: February 28, 2009