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    Sale 12419

    Noble & Private Collections Part II

    3 November 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 489

    A LOUIS XIV ‘GROTESQUE’ TAPESTRY

    BEAUVAIS, LATE 17TH/EARLY 18TH CENTURY, WOVEN UNDER THE DIRECTORSHIP OF PHILIPPE BEHAGLE (1684–1705), DESIGNED BY JEAN-BAPTISTE MONNOYER (1636–1699) AND JEAN I BERAIN (1640-1711), BETWEEN 1688 AND 1732

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    A LOUIS XIV ‘GROTESQUE’ TAPESTRY
    BEAUVAIS, LATE 17TH/EARLY 18TH CENTURY, WOVEN UNDER THE DIRECTORSHIP OF PHILIPPE BEHAGLE (1684–1705), DESIGNED BY JEAN-BAPTISTE MONNOYER (1636–1699) AND JEAN I BERAIN (1640-1711), BETWEEN 1688 AND 1732
    Depicting Offering to Bacchus from the series ‘Les Grotesques’, within a later picture frame border, reduced in size, areas of restoration and reweaving
    91 in. (231.5 cm.) high; 71 ¼ in. (181 cm.) wide


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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A VILLA IN TUSCANY (LOTS 86-87, 489 & 528)