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A Louis XVI style Beauvais tapestry
THE PROPERTY OF A LADY
A Louis XVI style Beauvais tapestry

LAST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY

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A Louis XVI style Beauvais tapestry
Last quarter 19th Century
Depicting 'Psyche's Entrance', after Boucher
76 x 107 in. (193 x 271.8 cm.)

Lot Essay

L'Entrée de Psyché, the scene depicted in the present tapestry, is taken from François Boucher's Histoire de Psyché series, designed as a set of five cartons in 1741, and woven at the Beauvais manufactory under the supervision of Jean-Baptiste Oudry.
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