Three Mortlake tapestries by Unknown Artist

1) 'Callisto's Shame Discovered': a green and rocky landscape with figures.


Woven tapestry
Art Fund grant:
£23,518 ( Total: £54,694)
Acquired in:

2) 'Juno Grasping Callisto by the Hair': a lush green landscape with Juno and Callisto in the foreground. 3) 'Arcas Shooting at Callisto': a green wood with Arcas on right with a bow and arrow and Callisto on the left.


Created for St Fagan's castle around 1850-52; ownership transferred to Dowager Countess of Plymouth in 1980s; sold at Sotheby's 13 Dec 1991, lots 4-11

Venue details

St Fagans National Museum of History St Fagans, CARDIFF Cardiff CF5 6XB 029 2057 3500

Entry details

Free to all

The indoor galleries are closed for refurbishment but the open-air museum and historic buildings remain open

Daily, 10am – 5pm 

Closed 24 – 26 Dec and 1 Jan

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