Original design by Le Brun, Charles (1619 - 1690) Woven at the workshop of Le Blond, Etienne (1652–1727) and Croix, Jean de la (1628–1712)
Early 18th century
"Depicting Saturn and Hebe amongst clouds, also flanking a wreathed center. In the background in this instance is part of the seine showing the pavilion of the Ballet of Flora at the left. The tapestries are enclosed in wide borders at the sides, containing in the center medallion enclosing ciphers or device of Louis XIV, two interlacing Ls. One of four tapestries, part of a set representing the seasons.
Provenance: Purchased by William Randolph Hearst from French & Company, Inc., July 21, 1930."
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Long Island University, Brookville, NY, http://liu.edu Photograph, William Randolph Hearst Archive, S/B lot 329, art. #1, Album 13, p. 19