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Château of Monceaux / Month of December
After designs by Charles Le Brun (French, 1619 - 1690)
and cartoon painted by François van der Meulen (French, 1632 - 1690)
Beaudrin Yvart (French, 1611 - 1690)
Jean-Baptiste Monnoyer (French, 1636 - 1699)
Pierre-Boels Boulle (French, active second half of the 17th century)
and woven under the direction of Jean de la Croix (French, 1662 - 1712, active at Gobelins)
Gobelins Manufactory (French, founded 1662 - present)
Gobelins, France (Place created)
Wool and silk
317.5 x 330.8 cm (125 x 130 1/4 in.)
This is one of a series of twelve tapestries, which each showed an astrological sign for a month with a French royal palace in the