La Marchande d’Amour (The Merchant of Love) (Furnishing Fabric)
Designed by Louis-Hippolyte LeBas (French, 1782–1867) after Jacques Firmin Beauvarlet (French, 1731-1797) Manufactured by Christophe-Philippe Oberkampf (naturalized French, 1738-1815), Oberkampf Manufactory (French, 1760-1843) Jouy-en-Josas, France
99 × 95.2 cm (39 × 37 1/2 in.)
Warp repeat: 49.8 cm (19 3/4 in.)
Gift of Mrs. Lawrence McClure
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Art Institute of Chicago, Agnes Allerton Gallery, Printed Fabrics from the Permanent Collection, Aug. 8, 1981–Jan. 31, 1982.
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