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18th Century Monumental Antique Tapestry from Brussels, Wedding of Psyché

$207,000

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Origin Belgium Period 18th century Materials handwoven wool tapestry Dimensions W 236.22 in, H 118.11 in; W 600 cm, H 300 cm; Condition excellent. This tapestry is in excellent condition and has vivid original colors. Description Title: The Wedding of Psyché Brussels, 18th century Dimension: 300 x 600 cm Composition: wool & silk Provenance: private collection, France This tapestry from the eighteenth century representing the wedding of Psyché. It’s imposing horizontal format allows us to appreciate the subject of a banquet with numerous characters involved. The originality of this piece is that the artist has chosen to give importance to the feast and arts illustrated in the foreground. Musicians, poets, and singers celebrate the marriage of Cupid and Psyché. The banquet takes place in the background, where Cupid and Psyche are sitting among their guests, and the two lovers are kissing. This tapestry is in perfect condition and its colors are well-preserved.

Details

  • Creator
  • Dimensions
    Height: 118.12 in. (300 cm)Width: 236.23 in. (600 cm)Depth: 0.4 in. (1 cm)
  • Style
    Classical Greek (In the Style Of)
  • Materials and Techniques
    Silk,Wool,Hand-Woven
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    18th Century
  • Condition
    Perfect condition.
  • Seller Location
    Paris, FR
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU4553116695731

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