File:Antoine Caron, Water Festival at Bayonne, drawing.jpg

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Water Festival at Bayonne. Black chalk, pen and ink wash. 35 × 49 cm. Pierpont Morgan Library, New York.

La Fête de l'eau à Bayonne, le 24 juin 1565. Pierre noire, plume et encre brune. 35 × 49 cm. Pierpont Morgan Library, New York.

This is a design for a tapestry illustrating the festivities at the summit meeting between the French and Spanish courts at Bayonne in 1565. The tapestry itself, finished no later than 1580–81, includes full-length figures in the foreground, possibly designed by a different hand.

Date circa 1565
date QS:P,+1565-00-00T00:00:00Z/9,P1480,Q5727902
–c 1580. A clue to a more precise dating is that this series depicts no event later than 1573 (Roy Strong, Art and Power, Boydell Press, 1984, p. 101).
Source André Chastel. French Art: The Renaissance, 1430–1620. Translated by Deke Dusinberre. Paris: Flammarion, 1995, p. 171. ISBN 208013583X. Le Dessin français. Chefs-d'œuvre de la Pierpont Morgan Library, Pierpont Morgan Library/Réunion des Musées nationaux, New York-Paris, 1993.
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