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Reydams Heinrich, A  BRUSSELES  BAROQUE  MYTHOLOGICAL  TAPESTRY
 
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TITLE:  A BRUSSELES BAROQUE MYTHOLOGICAL TAPESTRY
ARTIST:  Reydams Heinrich (Belgian)
PERIOD:  17th century
CATEGORY:  Textiles
SIZE:  h: 151.6 x w: 129.9 in / h: 385.1 x w: 329.9 cm
STYLE:  Baroque
PRICE*:  Contact Gallery for Price
GALLERY:  The Art Collection, Inc.  +1-516-487-1999  Send Email
DESCRIPTION:  THIRD QUARTER 17TH CENTURY
From the Story of Judith and depicting the ornately clad Judith being brought before Holfernes by his soldiers, the border woven with fruiting garlands alternating with scallop shells and lions marks at the angles, the upper central border inscribed JVDITHFVGITIVA HOLFERNAN ASTVTE DECIPIT ET SPECIOSAM VICTORIAM PROMITTIT, the selvedge woven with Brussels town mark and the weavers inscription H.REYDAMS

Heinrich Reydams, recorded as working in Brussels 1665-1719.

PROVENANCE
Sothebys Monaco, 23 February 1986,lot 810 see note to lot 207

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