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A Tournai late Medieval Pastoral Tapestry
circa 1460
Estimate
100,000150,000
LOT SOLD. 78,000 USD
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9
A Tournai late Medieval Pastoral Tapestry
circa 1460
Estimate
100,000150,000
LOT SOLD. 78,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Fine French and Continental Furniture including European Works of Art and Tapestries

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A Tournai late Medieval Pastoral Tapestry
circa 1460
shepherds and shepherdesses amidst flora and fauna, a poet in the center and a couple embracing to the left, a town in the hilly distance and a bishop's hat surmounting a coat of arms in the top center. 
height 9ft. 6 1/2 in.; width 15ft. 10in.
2.91m; 4.83m
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Provenance

Emile Gaillard, Paris
George and Florence Blumenthal, New York
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York (Bequest of George Blumenthal, 1941)

Literature

Emile Gaillard Collection, sale catalogue (By Emile Molinier) Paris, 1904, p. 159, no. 764
S. Rubinstein-Bloch, Catalogue of the collection of George and Florence Blumenthal, New York, 1927, vol. IV, pl.VI
Heinrich Gðbel, Tapestries of the Lowlands, New York, 1974 ed., pl. 259

Fine French and Continental Furniture including European Works of Art and Tapestries

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New York