18th century

SCAPIN AND THE BATHERS

  • From the series of the "Italian Comedy"
  • Royal Manufactory of Beauvais
  • 18th century (c. 1723-1726)
  • Woven in silks and wools
  • 12'1" x 9'2"

Cartoon by Gillot and Vigoureux Duplessis.

With the coat of arms of Joseph Bonnier, baron de La Mosson.

Two of the six tapestries from the series, with the same coat of arms, Le Concert à l’Arlequin and La Diseuse de bonne aventure, are kept in the Beauvais Museum .

Provenance : Auction sale of succession of Mrs d’Yvon, galerie Georges Petit,  1892