User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Tapestry: The Luncheon (from the series LA NOBLE PASTORALE or LES BEAUX PASTORALES)

Start collecting


Paul Ernest Boniface de Castellane (b. 1867 - d. 1932), Paris. J. Pierpont Morgan (b. 1837 - d. 1913), London and New York. C. Ledyard Blair (b. 1867 - d. 1949), New York; sold by Blair to French and Company, New York; 1940, sold by French and Co. to the MFA for $55,000. (Accession Date: April 11, 1940)

Credit Line

Francis Bartlett Donation of 1912

French, 1756

Object Place

Beauvais, France


348 x 340.4 cm (137 x 134 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Tapestry weave (wool warp; wool and silk wefts)


Textiles and Fashion Arts