The Palanquin Artist: John Vanderbank the Elder (British, active 1689–1717)


European Art

Not on view

Wool and silk


132 1/2 × 126 in. (336.55 × 320.04 cm)

Credit Line

Gift of Edward S. Harkness, B.A. 1897

Accession Number



17th–18th century


Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of records is ongoing.

  • "An Elihu Yale Tapestry," The Connoisseur (July 1933), ill
  • "Yale Gallery Given Important Tapestries," New Haven Register (June 1, 1932),
  • "Harkness Gives Noted Tapestry to Yale," New York Times (May 29, 1932),
  • "An Elihu Yale Tapestry," Bulletin of the Associates in Fine Arts at Yale University (October 1932), 142–43, ill
  • William George Thomson, A History of Tapestry from the Earliest Times until the Present Day (London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1930), 361–62, ill
  • "Glemham Hall, Suffolk, a Seat of the Earl of Guilford," Country Life (1910), 22, 25, ill
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