Designed by Pieter Coecke van Aelst (Netherlandish, 1502–1550). The Story of Joshua: Gibeonites Trick Joshua tapestry (detail), designed ca. 1537, woven ca. 1544. Woven under the direction of Jan Dermoyen (Flemish, active 1539–1544). Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, Kunstkammer. | This work is featured in "Grand Design: Pieter Coecke van Aelst and Renaissance Tapestry," on view October 8, 2014–January 11, 2015. #Coecke #tapestrytuesday #granddesign
Francesco di Giorgio Martini (Italian, Siena 1439–1501 Siena). Goddess of Chaste Love, 1468–75. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Marquand Fund, 1920 (20.182) | This is a fragment from a cassone panel representing the Triumph of Chastity, here meaning fidelity in marriage, a common subject for nuptial chests. She is in her triumphant cart accompanied by virtuous women.