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Month of September


Bernard van Orley ; Bernard van Orley



Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Month of September, Bernard van Orley      ;    Bernard van Orley
Month of September: Gallery Label - Current
: Tapestry of Famous Months Series Acquired
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Medium: Textiles, Textiles-Tapestry (Do Not Use) | Silk, wool; tapestry weave
Size: H.177-3/4 x W.166-3/4 in. (irregular)
Creation Place: Europe, Belgium, Brussels
Culture: Europe, Belgium
Style: 16th century
Physical Description: From the series The Medallion Months. The Month of September, symbolized by a vintage scene depicted in an oval medallion of which the frame carries the twelve signs of the zodiac alternated with pairs of classic female figures each holding an hour glass.
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The William Hood Dunwoody Fund
Accession Number: 38.40
Artist: Bernard van Orley, Flemish
Role: Designer
Nationality: Flemish
Life Dates: Flemish
Added to Site: February 28, 2009