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Louis XIV Style Antique French Aubusson Verdure Tapestry, Adonis, Venus, & Amour

$69,999

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77237 Louis XIV style antique French Aubusson Verdure tapestry, Adonis, Venus, & Amour. Drawing inspiration by Italian Baroque painter, Francesco Albani, Peter Paul Rubens, and artist Jan van Orley, this antique French Aubusson verdure tapestry depicts a mythological scene of Adonis, Venus, and her son, Amor (Cupid). The left side of the antique verdure tapestry displays a city landscape with a Corinthian column portico, and a fountain while nearby Venus tries to seduce Adonis with Amour (Cupid) in the background. Surrounded by trees, dense foliage, and flowers, a bridge and mountains with the beginnings of a lush pastoral forest lead to viewer's eyes from the middle to the right portraying an idyllic setting. A couple, one holding a spear is ready to embark on his hunt adds fundamental interest to the verdure landscape scene. The antique French Aubusson verdure tapestry is enclosed with a delicate ribbon scroll border. Predominantly rendered in variegated shades of cerulean, verdigris, brown, and beige, this antique French Aubusson tapestry embodies true verdure water and landscapes coloring in blues, greens, and browns. With its commitment to tradition and heart full of whimsy, this antique Aubusson wall hanging can enliven nearly any opulent period-interior with color and vitality. Well-suited for French, Rococo, Louis XIV, Louis XI, Louis XV, Rococo, Chippendale, Regal, Aubusson, Baroque, Renaissance, Old World, Traditional, European, and Savonnerie inspired interiors with Gobelins or Beauvais style. Whether in a formal setting with elaborate furnishings or in an ottoman style interior, this antique French verdure tapestry will bring vibrant life where it is displayed. Lined with a fabric backing. Abrash. Handwoven silk and wool. Made in France. Measures: 07'00 x 14'06.

Details

  • Similar to
    Peter Paul Rubens (Artist)Francesco Albani (Painter)
  • Dimensions
    Width: 174 in. (441.96 cm)Length: 84 in. (213.36 cm)
  • Style
    Louis XIV (In the Style Of)
  • Materials and Techniques
    Silk,Wool,Hand-Woven
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    1820-1829
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. Abrash.
  • Seller Location
    Dallas, TX
  • Reference Number
    Seller: 77237 Antique French Aubusson Verdure Tapestry 07'00 x 14'061stDibs: LU942914436361

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  • Shipping
    $499 Standard Parcel Shipping
    to United States 0, arrives in 6-8 days.
    We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Ships From: Dallas, TX
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 3 days of delivery.

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