Lot 39
  • 39

A Brussels Historical Tapestry woven by the workshop of Marcus de Vos third quarter 17th century

Estimate
12,000 - 18,000 USD
Sold
25,000 USD
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Description

  • height 11ft. 3in.; width 10ft. 9 1/2 in.
  • 3.42m; 3.29m
perhaps Anthony and Cleopatra, the general seated on a central dias with a doe by his side, flanked by soldiers and attendants, within sumptuous border of flowers, fruiting swags and vines, with town mark BB on lower left selvage and weaver's mark M . DE .VOS on lower right selvage.

Literature

F. de la Maza, El Pintor Martin de Vos en Mexico, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, 1971, 1st ed. 
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