Apollo and the Muses in the Elysian Fields with Helios, the Sun-God, Descending from the Clouds
Wool, linen, cotton
Overall: 159 x 244 in. (403.9 x 619.8 cm)
Horizontal rectangular wool tapestry lined with dark green cotton, with metal rings across the top to suspend; Greek figures in a landscape with mythological figures (Pan, Satyr, Bacchus, etc.) and angels in the sky; brown and gold acanthus leaf border around all sides.
The Robert L. Stuart Collection, on permanent loan from the New York Public Library
inscriptions: With Brussels mark and signature "I. DEVOS".
Koenraad Brosens, "Brussels Tapestry Producer Judocus de Vos (1661/62-1734)-New Data and Design Attributions," Studies in the Decorative Arts Journal, 9:2 (Spring-Summer 2002).
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.