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ID: 700002785
Page link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/cona/700002785
Record Type: Movable Work
Images: 1
Tapestry: Le Cheval rayé from Les Anciennes Indes Series (tapestry (wall hanging); Woven at Gobelins Tapestry Manufactory; after cartoon by Alb...; about 1692 - 1730; J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center (Los Angeles, Los A...; 92.DD.21)
Note: Studies made by two Dutch artists during an exploratory expedition to Brazil from 1637 to 1644 were the inspiration for this tapestry. The subject is the hunt, with the accompanying exotic flora, fauna, and people. The newly appointed Dutch governor, Prince Johan Maurits of Nassau, led a group of scientists and artists, including Albert Eckhout and Frans Post, to Brazil, where they studied and painted the unusual plant and animal life of this country.
Titles:
Tapestry: Le Cheval rayé from Les Anciennes Indes Series (preferred,C,U,English-P,U,U)
Tapestry: The Striped Horse from The Old Indies Series (C,U,DE,undetermined,U,U)
Striped Horse from the Old Indies Series (C,U,RP,English,U,U)
Le Cheval Rayé (C,U,French,U,U)
Royal Hunt (C,U,English,U,U)
Catalog Level: item
Work Types:
tapestry (wall hanging) [300205002] (preferred)
..... (Objects Facet, Furnishings and Equipment (hierarchy name), Furnishings (hierarchy name), furnishings (works), <furnishings by form or function>, coverings and hangings, <coverings and hangings by specific type>, <coverings and hangings by location or context>, <coverings and hangings for surface elements>, wall hangings)
textile (visual works) [300014063]
..... (Objects Facet, Visual and Verbal Communication (hierarchy name), Visual Works (hierarchy name), visual works (works), <visual works by material or technique>)

Classifications:
decorative arts (preferred)
European art
textiles

Creation Date: about 1692 - 1730

Creator Display:
Woven at Gobelins Tapestry Manufactory; after cartoon by Albert Eckhout and Frans Post, painters [preferred,JPGM]
Desportes, Alexandre-François (French painter, 1661-1743) Extent: addition [500115333]
creator Gobelins Tapestry Manufactory (French tapestry manufactory, active from 1662 to the present) [500034110]
Eckhout, Albert (Dutch painter and draftsman, ca.1610-1666) Extent: design [500019675]
Post, Frans (Dutch painter and draftsman, 1612-1680) Extent: design [500017077]
Belin, Jean-Baptiste, the younger (French painter, 1688-1730) Extent: addition [500016562]
Houasse, René-Antoine (French painter, ca. 1645-1710) Extent: addition [500115105]
Bonnemer, François (French painter and engraver, 1637-1689) Extent: addition [500096667]
Monnoyer, Jean-Baptiste (French painter and etcher, 1636-1699, active in Paris and London) Extent: revision [500121569]
Locations:
Current: J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center (Los Angeles, Los Angeles county, California, United States) [500329598] J. Paul Getty Museum, J. Paul Getty Trust, Corporate Bodies (Corp. Body)
Repository Numbers: 92.DD.21
Other: Creation: Paris [7008038] Île-de-France (region (administrative division)), France (nation), Europe (continent), World (facet) (Geographic)
Display Materials: Wool and silk; modern cotton lining
silk (textile) [300243428]
.......(Materials Facet, Materials (hierarchy name), materials (substances), <materials by form>, <materials by physical form>, <fiber and fiber by product>, <fiber by product>, textile materials, <textile materials by composition or origin>)
weaving [300053642]
.......(Activities Facet, Processes and Techniques (hierarchy name), <processes and techniques by specific type>, <additive and joining processes and techniques>, assembling (additive and joining process))
wool (textile) [300243430]
.......(Materials Facet, Materials (hierarchy name), materials (substances), <materials by form>, <materials by physical form>, <fiber and fiber by product>, <fiber by product>, textile materials, <textile materials by composition or origin>)
wool (textile) [300243430]
.......(Materials Facet, Materials (hierarchy name), materials (substances), <materials by form>, <materials by physical form>, <fiber and fiber by product>, <fiber by product>, textile materials, <textile materials by composition or origin>)
silk (textile) [300243428]
.......(Materials Facet, Materials (hierarchy name), materials (substances), <materials by form>, <materials by physical form>, <fiber and fiber by product>, <fiber by product>, textile materials, <textile materials by composition or origin>)
cotton (textile) [300014067]
.......(Materials Facet, Materials (hierarchy name), materials (substances), <materials by form>, <materials by physical form>, <fiber and fiber by product>, <fiber by product>, textile materials, <textile materials by composition or origin>)

Dimensions: Object: 330.2 x 574 cm (10 ft. 10 in. x 18 ft. 10 in)
Cultures:
French (preferred)

Style/Period/Group/Movement:
Baroque [300021147] (preferred,style)
.....(Styles and Periods Facet, Styles and Periods (hierarchy name), <styles| periods| and cultures by region>, European, <Renaissance-Baroque styles and periods>)

General Subject:
animals (preferred)
human figures
utilitarian objects

Specific Subjects:
zebras (mammals) [300265992]
.....(Agents Facet, Living Organisms (hierarchy name), living organisms (entities), Eukaryota (domain), Animalia (kingdom), Chordata (phylum), Vertebrata (subphylum), Mammalia (class), Perissodactyla (order), Equidae (family), Equus (genus)) (AAT)
Dutch Brazil [8712054]
.....(Brazil (nation), South America (continent), World (facet)) (TGN)
hunting [300239666]
.....(Activities Facet, Physical and Mental Activities (hierarchy name), physical activities, <physical activities by specific context>, <physical activities by location>, <forest and nature activities>) (AAT)
alligators [300252286]
.....(Agents Facet, Living Organisms (hierarchy name), living organisms (entities), Eukaryota (domain), Animalia (kingdom), Chordata (phylum), Vertebrata (subphylum), Reptilia (class), Crocodilia (order), Alligatoridae (family)) (AAT)
armadillos [300255521]
.....(Agents Facet, Living Organisms (hierarchy name), living organisms (entities), Eukaryota (domain), Animalia (kingdom), Chordata (phylum), Vertebrata (subphylum), Mammalia (class), Cingulata (order)) (AAT)
birds (animals) [300266506]
.....(Agents Facet, Living Organisms (hierarchy name), living organisms (entities), Eukaryota (domain), Animalia (kingdom), Chordata (phylum), Vertebrata (subphylum)) (AAT)
coats of arms [300126352]
.....(Objects Facet, Visual and Verbal Communication (hierarchy name), Information Forms (hierarchy name), information forms (objects), document genres, <documents by function>, <identifying markings and symbols>, devices (symbols), coats of arms and coat of arms elements) (AAT)
gazelles [300250197]
.....(Agents Facet, Living Organisms (hierarchy name), living organisms (entities), Eukaryota (domain), Animalia (kingdom), Chordata (phylum), Vertebrata (subphylum), Mammalia (class), Artiodactyla (order), Bovidae (family)) (AAT)
hunting [300239666]
.....(Activities Facet, Physical and Mental Activities (hierarchy name), physical activities, <physical activities by specific context>, <physical activities by location>, <forest and nature activities>) (AAT)
jaguars (species) [300310389]
.....(Agents Facet, Living Organisms (hierarchy name), living organisms (entities), Eukaryota (domain), Animalia (kingdom), Chordata (phylum), Vertebrata (subphylum), Mammalia (class), Carnivora (order), Felidae (family), Panthera (genus)) (AAT)
lizards (suborder) [300250295]
.....(Agents Facet, Living Organisms (hierarchy name), living organisms (entities), Eukaryota (domain), Animalia (kingdom), Chordata (phylum), Vertebrata (subphylum), Reptilia (class), Squamata (order)) (AAT)
rhinoceroses [300250315]
.....(Agents Facet, Living Organisms (hierarchy name), living organisms (entities), Eukaryota (domain), Animalia (kingdom), Chordata (phylum), Vertebrata (subphylum), Mammalia (class), Perissodactyla (order)) (AAT)
snakes (suborder) [300250870]
.....(Agents Facet, Living Organisms (hierarchy name), living organisms (entities), Eukaryota (domain), Animalia (kingdom), Chordata (phylum), Vertebrata (subphylum), Reptilia (class), Squamata (order)) (AAT)
tortoises [300250297]
.....(Agents Facet, Living Organisms (hierarchy name), living organisms (entities), Eukaryota (domain), Animalia (kingdom), Chordata (phylum), Vertebrata (subphylum), Reptilia (class), Anapsida (subclass), Testudines (order)) (AAT)
fish (animals) [300266085]
.....(Agents Facet, Living Organisms (hierarchy name), living organisms (entities), Eukaryota (domain), Animalia (kingdom), Chordata (phylum), Vertebrata (subphylum)) (AAT)
Animalia (kingdom) [300249395]
.....(Agents Facet, Living Organisms (hierarchy name), living organisms (entities), Eukaryota (domain)) (AAT)
zebras (mammals) [300265992]
.....(Agents Facet, Living Organisms (hierarchy name), living organisms (entities), Eukaryota (domain), Animalia (kingdom), Chordata (phylum), Vertebrata (subphylum), Mammalia (class), Perissodactyla (order), Equidae (family), Equus (genus)) (AAT)
Aves (class) [300266506]
.....(Agents Facet, Living Organisms (hierarchy name), living organisms (entities), Eukaryota (domain), Animalia (kingdom), Chordata (phylum), Vertebrata (subphylum)) (AAT)
Panthera pardus (species) [300310390]
.....(Agents Facet, Living Organisms (hierarchy name), living organisms (entities), Eukaryota (domain), Animalia (kingdom), Chordata (phylum), Vertebrata (subphylum), Mammalia (class), Carnivora (order), Felidae (family), Panthera (genus)) (AAT)
Rhinocerotidae (family) [300250315]
.....(Agents Facet, Living Organisms (hierarchy name), living organisms (entities), Eukaryota (domain), Animalia (kingdom), Chordata (phylum), Vertebrata (subphylum), Mammalia (class), Perissodactyla (order)) (AAT)
travel [300080094]
.....(Associated Concepts Facet, Associated Concepts (hierarchy name), <culture and related concepts>, culture-related concepts) (AAT)
Homo sapiens (species) [300265711]
.....(Agents Facet, Living Organisms (hierarchy name), living organisms (entities), Eukaryota (domain), Animalia (kingdom), Chordata (phylum), Vertebrata (subphylum), Mammalia (class), Primates (order), Hominoidea (superfamily), Hominidae (family), Homo (genus)) (AAT)

Provenance: Possibly Jean-Baptiste-Elie Camus de Pontcarré, seigneur de Viarmes and his wife, Françoise-Louise Raoul de la Guibourgère Louis-Jean-Népomucene-François-Marie Camus de la Guibourgère Alexandre-Prosper Camus de la Guibourgère French and Company, about 1930 Bernard Blondeel, 1991 - 1992
List/Hierarchical Position:
..... Movable Works
..... Conceptual Works
.......... Les anciennes Indes
............... Le Cheval Rayée
Sources and Contributors:
Tapestry: Le Cheval rayé from Les Anciennes Indes Series........ [JPGM]
........ J. Paul Getty Museum database for collections (2000-)
Tapestry: The Striped Horse from The Old Indies Series........ [VP]
........ J. Paul Getty Museum database for collections (2000-)
Striped Horse from the Old Indies Series........ [VP]
........ J. Paul Getty Museum, collections online (2000-)
Le Cheval Rayé........ [VP]
........ J. Paul Getty Museum, collections online (2000-)
Royal Hunt........ [VP]
........ J. Paul Getty Museum, collections online (2000-)
Subject: ....... [JPGM,VP]
Note:
English ..... [VP]
..... J. Paul Getty Museum database for collections (2000-) accessed 24 July 2005
..... J. Paul Getty Museum, collections online (2000-)
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