The Jason Tapestries by Jean François de Troy

Seven Gobelins tapestries, six from 1758-61, and the seventh from 1783.

Details

Medium:
Tapestry
Art Fund grant:
£1,500 ( Total: £3,800)
Acquired in:
1950
Vendor:
Baroness Burton

Commissioned from Jean Francois de Troy when Head of the French Academy in Rome, and designed 1743-46 at Rome.

Provenance

Bought between 1800-1820 by William Murray, later Lord Mansfield of Kenwood; 1870 sold to Mr. M. G. Bass, father of Lord Burton; Baroness Burton.

Venue details

V&A (Victoria and Albert Museum) Cromwell Road, London London SW7 2RL 020 7942 2000 www.vam.ac.uk

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