European Art
Photo credit: Yale University Art Gallery
Designer: John Vanderbank the Elder, British, active 1689–1717

The Concert

ca. 1700

White wool and silk

533.4 x 276.9 cm (210 x 109 in.)
Gift of Esther Slater (Kerrigan Welles?) in memory of her great-grandfather, Samuel Slater, a founder of the textile industry in the United States
1941.128
Culture: 
British, London, Soho
Period: 
late 17th–early 18th century
Classification: 
Textiles
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

per YUAG Bulletin (1931): possibly from the Collection of Lord Orford (Robert Walpole), Houghton Hall, England (before 1745); by descent to his grandson (until 1779); Collection of Catherine the Great, St. Petersburg, Russia (1779)...probably from the Collection of Mrs. Arthur Grenfell (after 1912); Collection of Lady Sackville and Hon. H. D. McLaren, Knole, England (after 1912–until 29 June 1923, when sold at Brighton); French & Co., New York City (1928); Collection of Mrs. Esther Slater Kerrigan, Oyster Bay, Long Island, NY (1928–1941);Yale University Art Gallery (1941–present)

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