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Apollo and Clytie

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François Boucher ; François Boucher ; Royal Beauvais Manufactory under André-Charlemagne Charron ; André-Charlemagne Charron

Date

1747-1767

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Apollo and Clytie, François Boucher      ;    François Boucher      ;    Royal Beauvais Manufactory under André-Charlemagne Charron      ;    André-Charlemagne Charron
: A Beauvais Tapestry by Boucher
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Medium: Textiles, Textiles-Tapestry (Do Not Use) | Wool, silk; tapestry weave
Size: 146 3/4 x 127 1/4 in. (372.75 x 323.22 cm)
Creation Place: Europe, France, Beauvais
Culture: Europe, France
Style: 18th century
Inscriptions: Mark 'A.C.C.' in border; on fragments set in the lower galloon at the right: ' [French Fleur-de-Lés] AC.C.BEAUVAIS
Physical Description: a piece from the tapestry series Loves of the Gods (Amou des Dieux) produced by the Royal Beavais Manufactory, under the entrepreneur André-Charlemagne Charron; warp undyed wool, 6-9 ends per cm.; weft dyed wool and silk, 24-over 60 ends per cm.
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The William Hood Dunwoody Fund
Accession Number: 42.16
Artist: François Boucher, French, 1703 - 1770
Role: Cartoonist
Nationality: French
Life Dates: French, 1703 - 1770

Artist: André-Charlemagne Charron
Role: Sponsor
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Artist: Royal Beauvais Manufactory under André-Charlemagne Charron
Role: Weaver
Nationality:
Added to Site: February 28, 2009