A 17TH CENTURY ROYAL AUBUSSON TAPESTRY. 'THE BANQUET OF DIDO AND AENEAS'. CIRCA. 1648

Items for Sale »    Anton Venoir Interiors »
  • A 17TH CENTURY ROYAL AUBUSSON TAPESTRY.   'THE BANQUET OF DIDO AND AENEAS'. CIRCA.
  • A 17TH CENTURY ROYAL AUBUSSON TAPESTRY.   'THE BANQUET OF DIDO AND AENEAS'. CIRCA.
  • A 17TH CENTURY ROYAL AUBUSSON TAPESTRY.   'THE BANQUET OF DIDO AND AENEAS'. CIRCA.
  • A 17TH CENTURY ROYAL AUBUSSON TAPESTRY.   'THE BANQUET OF DIDO AND AENEAS'. CIRCA.
  • A 17TH CENTURY ROYAL AUBUSSON TAPESTRY.   'THE BANQUET OF DIDO AND AENEAS'. CIRCA.

Description

A 17th CENTURY ROYAL AUBUSSON TAPESTRY, BY ISAAC MOILLON (1614-1673) 'The Banquet of Dido and Aeneas'. The banquet given by Dido in favour of Aeneas, Tapestry works from Royal Aubusson of Louis XIV of the XVIIth century, according to the models of the painter Isaac Moillon (1614-1673). In the grand palace of Carthage, the guests of the banquet are installed. To the right Dido, captivated by his charm, after a song by the minstrel, is encircles with the arm the child Cupid, as Aeneas, accompanied with Achate ( being served wine ), tells Dido the story of how Troy was captured, and how he escaped, carrying his father, Anchises, on his back, and leading his son, Ascanius. Tapestry encircled with a rich border with decor of garlands of flowers. Signed down to the right “ A Fleurs de Lys B ” meaning Royal factory of Aubusson. 286 x 375 cm Bibliography: Tapestry represented by Mrs Nicole de Reyniès in her work on Isaac Moillon « a painter of the King in Aubusson » page 210, 211.

Price: $78,000.00

Anton Venoir Interiors

26/321 Chapel Street
Prahran VIC 3181
By appointment only

www.antonvenoirinteriors.com
T: 0412 561 809
appt26@hotmail.com

Social Media