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Apollo Exposing Mars and Venus to the Ridicule of the Olympians, from Ovid's Metamorphoses

A work made of wool and silk, slit and double interlocking tapestry weave.
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  • A work made of wool and silk, slit and double interlocking tapestry weave.

Date:

c. 1650

Artist:

France, possibly Aubusson

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Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Title

Apollo Exposing Mars and Venus to the Ridicule of the Olympians, from Ovid's Metamorphoses

Origin

Aubusson

Date

Made 1640–1660

Medium

Wool and silk, slit and double interlocking tapestry weave

Dimensions

400.5 × 306.7 cm (157 1/2 × 120 3/4 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Beris

Reference Number

1956.102

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