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An Aubusson tapestry from the series Les Marines de Vernet

circa 1775

with three figures conversing in the foreground, ships and two figures in the distance, woven with F.P in bottom left corner.
height 8ft. 3 1/2 in.; width 5ft. 11 1/2 in.
(2.4cm; 1.4m)
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Catalogue Note

The series of seascapes, after Vernet or his pupil La Croix, was a popular set woven at the Royal Manufactory of Aubusson during the second half of the 18th century.  See D. Boccara, Les Belles Heures de La Tapisserie, Paris, 1971, pp. 210-211.

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