1 April 2008
A HUNTING TROPHY ENTRE 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, with a linen label sown on to the back of the border inscribed Eigenthum Sr. Durchlaucht Fürsten von Liechtenstein 157 and with a paper label inscribed St. 103
385 cm. high x 91 cm. wide
With Stefano Bardini, acquired in 1885 by Prince Johannes II of Liechtenstein.
Schloss Feldsberg, Valtice, 1885.
Schloss Sternberg, 1904.
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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