Tapestry showing Constantine Burning the Memorials to Give Tax Concessions to the Christian Church
Figural composition designed in 1633 by Pietro da Cortona (Pietro Berrettini), Italian, 1596 - 1669. Woven at the Barberini tapestry factory, Rome. Workshop of Jacomo della Riviera, Flemish.
Made in Rome, Italy, Europe Date:
Wool and silk with gold and silver threadsDimensions:
16 feet 3 inches x 15 feet (495.3 x 457.2 cm)Curatorial Department:
European Decorative Arts and SculptureObject Location:
Currently not on viewAccession Number:
Gift of the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, 1959