The Rape of Proserpine, between 1755 and 1770

  • Beauvais Manufactory, French

Wool, silk

  • Framed: 145 x 122 in. (368.3 x 309.9 cm)

Founders Society Purchase with funds from Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Silverman, Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Soave and Mr. and Mrs. Stanford C. Stoddard

1999.1387

Department

European Sculpture and Dec Arts

  • Mythology
  • Figures (representations)
  • Tapestry
  • Chariot (ancient vehicle)
  • Beauvais
  • Proserpine

Provenance

(Sotheby's) (New York, New York, USA); 1999-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Published References

Darr, A. and T. Albainy, "Acquisitions of European sculpture and decorative arts at the Detroit Institute of Arts, 1988 - 1999." The Burlington Magazine 142 (June 2000): p. 411, no. XIX (color ill.).

Rights Status

Beauvais Manufactory, The Rape of Proserpine, between 1755 and 1770, wool, silk. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase with funds from Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Silverman, Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Soave et al., 1999.1387.