1 April 2008
A HUNTING TROPHY FENETRE TAPESTRY PANEL
LATE 16TH/FIRST HALF 17TH CENTURY, POSSIBLY GERMAN OR ITALIAN
Woven in wool and silk, depicting a hunting trophy centred by a stags head, with half length figures above and below framed in acanthus scrolls, the back with linen lining to the edges, with sown label inscribed Eigenthum Sr Durchlaucht Fürsten von Liechtenstein 157 and with paper label inscribed St.103
376 cm. high x 94 cm. wide
With Stefano Bardini, Florence, acquired by Prince Johannes II of Liechtenstein in 1885.
Schloss Feldsberg, Valtice, 1885.
Schloss Vaduz, Liechtenstein, 1944.
Alserbachpalais, Vienna, 1956.
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G. Wilhelm, Waffen aus vier Jahrhunderten, Vaduz 1952, p. 62, no. 336.
Vaduz, Engländergebäude, Waffen aus vier Jahrhunderten. Aus den Sammlungen Seiner Durchlaucht des Regierenden Fürsten von Liechtenstein, 1952, no. 336.
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