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Alexander in the tent of Darius, a tapestry woven in coloured wools with silk highlights, with Alexander and an attendant at the entrance to a tent hung with rich drapery, with an encampment beyond--109 x 150in. (276 x 282cm.), French, by Jean Bussière after Charles Le Brun, mid 18th century, with DAUBUSSON IBUSSIERE woven to lower edge, with later red and blue outer slip, some repairs
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Alexander in the tent of Darius, a tapestry woven in coloured wools with silk highlights, with Alexander and an attendant at the entrance to a tent hung with rich drapery, with an encampment beyond--109 x 150in. (276 x 282cm.), French, by Jean Bussière after Charles Le Brun, mid 18th century, with DAUBUSSON IBUSSIERE woven to lower edge, with later red and blue outer slip, some repairs

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Alexander in the tent of Darius, a tapestry woven in coloured wools with silk highlights, with Alexander and an attendant at the entrance to a tent hung with rich drapery, with an encampment beyond--109 x 150in. (276 x 282cm.), French, by Jean Bussière after Charles Le Brun, mid 18th century, with DAUBUSSON IBUSSIERE woven to lower edge, with later red and blue outer slip, some repairs
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This tapestry dates from the mid 18th century and is by Jean Bussière after Charles Le Brun.

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This tapestry is after a design by Charles Le Brun. The inscription identifies the weaver as Jean Bussière.
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