Pluto and Proserpina with Falconry, c. 1600

Date Created: 19 February 2018

Source: The Internet

Owner: Art Institute of Chicago, USA

Location: Chicago, USA

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Pluto and Proserpina with Falconry, c. 1600

Wool and silk, slit and double interlocking tapestry weave
384.6 x 345.3 cm (151 1/2 x 135 7/8 in.)

Gift of the Antiquarian Society, 1896.148

After an engraving by Adriaen Collaert (c. 1560–1618) after Hans Bol (1534–1593), Falconry
Woven at the workshop of Erasmus I de Pannemaker (c. 1565–1620 or later)
Flanders,
Brussels.

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