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Directory: Antiques: Decorative Art: Textiles: Hangings: Pre 1700: Item # 1256072

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$11,500.00

Brussels 17th Century Allegorical Tapestry of Louis XIV
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Dimensions:

H 120in. x W 88 ½ in.

Superb 17th century tapestry, with its bordure. The main subject of the tapestry is an allegorical portrait of Louis XIV and Françoise-Athénaïs, marquise de Montespan, as Venus and a disarmed Mars. The bordure is decorated with stylized flowers, festoons, fleur-de-lys, and coronets.

Provenance: Brussels Tapestries Factories. In the manner of Jacob Jordaens.



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