attributed to Laurent Guyot / The Heralds on Horseback / about 1611 - 1627attributed to Laurent Guyot
The Heralds on Horseback
about 1611 - 1627

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Creator Name: Guyot, Laurent
Creator Qualifier: Attributed to
Creator Nationality: European; French
Creator Role: central design and central cartoon
Gender: M
Creator Name-CRT: attributed to Laurent Guyot
Creator Name: Dumée, Guillaume
Creator Role: border design and cartoon
Creator Name-CRT: Guillaume Dumée
Creator Name-CRT: Laurent Guyot
Title: The Heralds on Horseback
View: front
Creation Start Date: 1611
Creation End Date: 1627
Creation Date: about 1611 - 1627
Creation Place: Paris
Object Type: Textiles
Classification Term: Tapestries
Materials and Techniques: silk, wool
Dimensions: H.162-5/8 x W.238 in., irregular
Inscriptions: MARK
AMICA Contributor: The Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Owner Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
ID Number: 48.13.5
Credit Line: The Ethel Morrison Van Derlip Fund

Objects of art are frequently used to display the owner's wealth and power as well as their aesthetic sensitivity. In Europe, tapestries were particularly popular not only because they made a bold statement by their size alone, but also because they were a portable form of art which could be taken down, rolled up, and transported to another site to be displayed and impress a new audience.

AMICA ID: MIA_.48.13.5
Component Measured: overall
Measurement Unit: in
AMICA Library Year: 1998
Media Metadata Rights: ?The Minneapolis Institute of Arts

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