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Vanity Sounds the Horn and Ignorance Unleashes the Hounds Overconfidence, Rashness, and Desire (from The Hunt of the Frail Stag) (50.145.4) | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Vanity Sounds the Horn and Ignorance Unleashes the Hounds Overconfidence, Rashness, and Desire (from The Hunt of the Frail Stag) , South Netherlandish Wool and silk 118 x 150 in. x 381 cm) Bequest of Mary Stillman Harkness, 1950

Seasons and Elements (Fire), Charles Le Brun, for Marquise de Montespan, 1683.  Fire is represented by Louis Cesar de Bourbon, comte de Vexin (1672-1683), natural child of Montespan and Louis XIV.

Seasons and Elements (Fire), Charles Le Brun, for Marquise de Montespan, Fire is represented by Louis Cesar de Bourbon, comte de Vexin natural child of Montespan and Louis XIV.

Netherlands, “Vanity Sounds the Horn and Ignorance Unleashes the Hounds Overconfidence, Rashness and Desire”, from The Hunt of the Frail Stag, c.1495-1510

Netherlands, “Vanity Sounds the Horn and Ignorance Unleashes the Hounds Overconfidence, Rashness and Desire”, from The Hunt of the Frail Stag,

Air: Louis XIV as Jupiter, from a set of eight wall hangings depicting the Elements and the Seasons [French] (46.43.4) | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

160 Air: Louis XIV as Jupiter, from a set of eight wall hangings depicting the Elements and the Seasons [French]

Nature Sets Her Hound Youth after the Stag (from The Hunt of the Frail Stag), ca. 1495–1510. South Netherlandish. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Bequest of Adele L. Lehman, in memory of Arthur Lehman, 1965 (65.181.18) #dogs

Nature Sets Her Hound Youth after the Stag (from The Hunt of the Frail Stag) Date: ca. Culture: South Netherlandish Medium: Wool warp, wool and silk wefts Dimensions: Overall: 36 x x Framed: 39 x 40 x 2 in. x x cm) Classification: Textiles-Tapestries

Vanity Sounds the Horn and Ignorance Unleashes the Hounds Overconfidence, Rashness, and Desire (from The Hunt of the Frail Stag) Date: ca. 1500–1525 Culture: South Netherlandish Medium: Wool warp, wool and silk wefts, one place embroidered in wool yarn Dimensions: Overall: 118 x 150in. (299.7 x 381cm) Classification: Textiles-Tapestries

Vanity Sounds the Horn and Ignorance Unleashes the Hounds Overconfidence, Rashness, and Desire (from The Hunt of the Frail Stag)

Woven by Seger Bombeck (German, active 1545–1552). Augustus I of Saxony (1526–1586), 1550. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Bequest of Susan Dwight Bliss, 1966 (67.55.97) | This tapestry panel, made of wool, silk, and silver threads, depicts Augustus I of Saxony standing between marble columns and in front of a luxurious velvet wallcovering.  During this period in history, a tapestry portrait would have been more valuable than a painted portait. #tapestrytuesday

Tapestry of Augustus I of Saxony Woven by Seger Bombeck (German, active The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Bequest of Susan Dwight Bliss, 1966

Figures in a Rose Garden  Date: ca. 1450–55 Culture: South Netherlandish, Wool warp, wool, silk, and metallic weft yarns

Figures in a Rose Garden Date: ca. Culture: South Netherlandish Medium: Wool warp, wool, silk, and metallic weft yarns Dimensions: Overall: 78 x x Classification: Textiles-Tapestries

Designed by Domenico Paradisi; Woven at the San Michele manufactory in Rome under the direction of Pietro Ferloni: The Crusaders Reach Jerusalem: Scenes from the Gerusalemme Liberata (92.1.15) | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Designed by Domenico Paradisi; Woven at the San Michele manufactory in Rome under the direction of Pietro Ferloni: The Crusaders Reach Jerusalem: Scenes from the Gerusalemme Liberata

Manufacture Nationale des Gobelins (French, established Diana and Actaeon from a set of Ovid's Metamorphoses (detail), designed before woven late century. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.

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