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Allegory of Autumn
Also known as: Part of the Four Seasons series
 

Photograph: VEDRAN BENOVIĆ
© VEDRAN BENOVIĆ

 
About 1700
Unknown master craftsman, made after the cartoons of Ludwig van Schoor
Museum of Arts and Crafts
Zagreb, Zagreb County, Croatia
About the Museum
Allegory of Autumn belongs to the tapestry series The Four Seasons made in Pieter van der Hecke's workshop probably after cartoons by Ludwig van Schoor. Pieter van der Hecke took over the workshop of his father, Jan Frans, repeatedly using cartoons he had inherited from his father's workshop in a series of tapestries. Today, other tapestries in the series are in the Royal Museum of Arts and History in Brussels, Würzburg Palace and a private collection.
Allegory of Autumn and two other tapestries acquired at the end of the 19th century were probably part of the refurbishment of Pribislavac Manor carried out by the heirs of Count Festetić.
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See also
Historical Cross Referencing
Historical and Artistic Introduction