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TITLE:  A BRUSSELS RENAISSANCE BIBLICAL TAPESTRY (TPY 4)
PERIOD:  15th–16th centuries
CATEGORY:  Textiles
SIZE:  h: 158 x w: 150 in / h: 401.3 x w: 381 cm
STYLE:  Renaissance
PRICE*:  Contact Gallery for Price
GALLERY:  The Art Collection, Inc.  +1-516-487-1999  Send Email
DESCRIPTION:  SECOND HALF 16TH CENTURY,
AFTER CARTOONS BY MICHEL COXIEN

From the Story of Noah and depicting Noah and his Sons with Noah resting under a baldachin, introxicated from the wine given to him by his youngest son, the borders woven with entrelac enclosing blossoming and fruiting urns and birds, the upper central border inscribed NOE.BIBENS.VIBVM.INEBRIATVS EST.ET.NVDAIVS.GENESIS.VI, the lower right selvedge woven with the Brussels townmark.

13ft.4in. X 12ft.8in. (4m X 3m80cm)

PROVENANCE
Probably Charles Sackville, 6th Earl of Dorset, The Chapel-Room, Knole, Kent
Thence by descent at Knole until the late 19th century J.P.Morgan, Sr
Sold from the Morgan Collection to French & Co., New York in 1916.

LITERATURE
J.Nash, Mansions of England in The Olden Time, 1870, vol. II, pl.XLVI.

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