Coypel’s Don Quixote Tapestries: Illustrating a Spanish Novel in Eighteenth-Century France: Frick Collection, New York

Coypel’s Don Quixote Tapestries: Illustrating a Spanish Novel in Eighteenth-Century France Exhibition, The Frick Collection, New York 25 February 2015 – 17 May 2015 Charles Coypel (1694−1752), painter to Louis XV, created a series of twenty-eight paintings (also called cartoons) to be woven into tapestries by the Gobelins manufactory in Paris. Twenty-seven were painted between 1714Continue reading “Coypel’s Don Quixote Tapestries: Illustrating a Spanish Novel in Eighteenth-Century France: Frick Collection, New York”