Lot 177
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A Louis XV mythological literary tapestry, Paris, Gobelins manufactory, from the ‘Story of Armida’ from the series Fragments d'Opera inspired by scenes from operas by Jean-Baptiste Lully, after a design by Charles Antoine Coypel  third quarter 18th century

Estimate
12,000 - 18,000 GBP
Sold
20,000 GBP
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Description

finely woven depicting Armida swooning at Renaud's departure, in a landscape setting with the figures in the foreground with elaborate colonnaded building in the background; signed C. Coypel lower left corner of design, now lacking borders, with later double banded selvedges
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