The Rape of Europa

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The Rape of Europa

France, Beauvais, circa 1753-1772
Textiles; tapestries
Wool and silk tapsetry weave; 22 warps per inch
144 x 174 in. ( 365.76 x 441.96 cm)
Gift of J. Paul Getty (51.36.8)
Not currently on public view

Bibliography

  • Maeder, Edward et al.. An Elegant Art: Fashion & Fantasy in the Eighteenth Century. Los Angeles: Los Angeles County Museum of Art; New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1983.