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The Chinese Fair

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François Boucher ; Jean-Joseph Dumons ; Ad. Camousse at the Royal Beauvais Manufactory under Jean-Baptiste Oudry and Nicolas Besnier

Date

designed 1742 (woven 1743-1745)

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
The Chinese Fair, François Boucher      ;    Jean-Joseph Dumons      ;    Ad. Camousse at the Royal Beauvais Manufactory under Jean-Baptiste Oudry and Nicolas Besnier
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Medium: Textiles, Textiles-Tapestry (Do Not Use) | Wool, silk; tapestry weave
Size: 143 x 218 1/4 in. (363.22 x 554.36 cm) (irregular)
Creation Place: Europe, France, Beauvais
Culture: Europe, France
Style: 18th century
Physical Description: from the second Chinese Series (Tenture Chinoise), a total of six pieces; warp undyed wool, 8-9 ends per cm., weft dyed wool and silk, 20-44 ends per cm.
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The William Hood Dunwoody Fund
Accession Number: 45.14
Artist: François Boucher, French, 1703 - 1770
Role: Designer
Nationality: French
Life Dates: French, 1703 - 1770

Artist: Jean-Joseph Dumons, French, 1687 – 1779
Role: Cartoonist
Nationality: French
Life Dates: French, 1687 – 1779

Artist: Ad. Camousse at the Royal Beauvais Manufactory under Jean-Baptis
Role: Weaver
Nationality: French
Added to Site: February 28, 2009