20 April 2007
NINE FRAGMENTS OF A LOUIS XVI FRENCH VERDURE TAPESTRY
AUBUSSON, LATE 18TH CENTURY, AFTER JEAN-BAPTISTE OUDRY
Woven in silks and wools, from a scene depicting The Garden of Circe, with a leopard flanked by a wolf, boar and unicorn before architectural columns, other fragments with a fountain with a monkey
The largest fragment 7 ft. 3 in. (222 cm.) high, 5 ft. 4 in. (163 cm.) wide (9)
with L. Bernheimer, Munich.
with Dalva Brothers, New York.
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H. Göbel, Die Wanteppiche und ihre Manufakturen in Frankreich, Italien, Spanien und Portugal, Leipzig, 1928, vol. II, plate 274.
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