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A Louis XIV Old Testament Biblical tapestry, Aubusson, after Isaac Moillon mid 17th century
woven depicting Hagar and the Angel, from The Story of Abraham (Genesis: 21, 14), set in a landscape setting, within a four-sided floral border with feathered crown claps in the corner of top border, and baskets of flowers in the lower corners
approximately 293cm high, 291cm wide; 9ft. 7in., 9ft. 6in.
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For comprehensive discussion of the weaver, Isaac Moillon, and a comparable weaving of this subject in the Basilique Notre-Dame-de-l'Épine, Évron (Mayenne), see Nicole de Reyniès and Sylvain Laveissière, Isaac Moillon (1614-1673) Un Peintre du Roi à Aubusson, Musée départemental de la tapisserie, Aubusson, 2005, p.312.

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