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image of Dream of Rinaldo design and cartoon by François Boucher; woven under the direction of Jean-Baptiste Oudry and Nicolas Besnier at the Beauvais manufactory
Nicolas Besnier (artist)
French, 1714 - 1754
Jean-Baptiste Oudry (artist)
French, 1686 - 1755
Beauvais Tapestry Factory (weaver)
French, founded 1664
François Boucher (artist after)
French, 1703 - 1770
Dream of Rinaldo, c. 1751
tapestry: undyed wool warp; dyed wool and silk weft
overall (approximate dimensions): 281.3 x 472.4 cm (110 3/4 x 186 in.)
Widener Collection
1942.9.452
On View
From the Tour: Rococo Decorative Arts of the Mid-1700s
Object 1 of 7

Exhibition History

1973
François Boucher in North American Collections: One Hundred Drawings, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.; Art Institute of Chicago, 1973-1974, unnumbered brochure titled François Boucher: Influence and Versatility (shown only in Washington).

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