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A BRUSSELS MYTHOLOGICAL TAPESTRY
A BRUSSELS MYTHOLOGICAL TAPESTRY

17TH CENTURY

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A BRUSSELS MYTHOLOGICAL TAPESTRY
17th Century
Woven in wools and silks, depicting a falconer watching his falcon attacking a bird, to the left with an approaching maiden (probably Diana) with spear, surrounded by dogs, within a wooded landscape and to the left with a single tree, the background with a castle by a lake and with hills beyond, within a later blue and beige outer slip, reduced in size, minor reweaving and patching
8 ft. 1 in. x 6 ft. 6 in. (247 cm. x 200 cm.)
Provenance
Anonymous sale, Sotheby's New York, 12 and 15 January 1991, lot 326.
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