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Title

The Meeting of Dante and Virgil

Artist

Francesco Salviati ; Giovanni Stradano ; Francesco Salviati ; Jan Rost

Date

1546-1549

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
The Meeting of Dante and Virgil, Francesco Salviati      ;    Giovanni Stradano      ;    Francesco Salviati      ;    Jan Rost
: The Dante and Virgil Tapestry
: A Gift of Tapestries
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Medium: Textiles, Textiles-Tapestry (Do Not Use) | Wool, silk; tapestry weave
Size: 207 1/2 x 185 in. (527.05 x 469.9 cm)
Creation Place: Europe, Italy, Florence
Culture: Europe, Italy
Style: 16th century
Inscriptions: Mark Marks: in the lower galloon, to the left: a roast on a spit (The mark of Jan Rost); in the lower galloon, to the right: F [Florentine giglio] F; for 'Factum Florentiae' or 'Fatto in Firenze' meaning 'made in Florence.'
Physical Description: tapestry; warp undyed wool, 7-9 ends per cm.; weft dyed wool and silk, 26-44 ends per cm.
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Mrs. C.J. Martin for the Charles Jairus Martin Memorial Collection
Accession Number: 15.35
Artist: Giovanni Stradano
Role: Assistant
Nationality:

Artist: Jan Rost, Italian
Role: Weaver
Nationality: Italian
Life Dates: Italian

Artist: Francesco Salviati, Italian (Florence), 1510 - 1563
Role: Designer
Nationality:
Life Dates: Italian (Florence), 1510 - 1563
Added to Site: February 28, 2009