THREE GOBELINS MYTHOLOGICAL TAPESTRIES, FROM THE SERIES OVID'S METAMORPHOSES, GOBELINS WORKSHOP, WITH FIGURES AFTER NICOLAS BERTIN AND LANDSCAPES OF ROBERT FRANÇOIS BONNART 18TH CENTURY
THREE GOBELINS MYTHOLOGICAL TAPESTRIES, FROM THE SERIES OVID'S METAMORPHOSES, GOBELINS WORKSHOP, WITH FIGURES AFTER NICOLAS BERTIN AND LANDSCAPES OF ROBERT FRANÇOIS BONNART 18TH CENTURY
THREE GOBELINS MYTHOLOGICAL TAPESTRIES, FROM THE SERIES OVID'S METAMORPHOSES, GOBELINS WORKSHOP, WITH FIGURES AFTER NICOLAS BERTIN AND LANDSCAPES OF ROBERT FRANÇOIS BONNART 18TH CENTURY
THREE GOBELINS MYTHOLOGICAL TAPESTRIES, FROM THE SERIES OVID'S METAMORPHOSES, GOBELINS WORKSHOP, WITH FIGURES AFTER NICOLAS BERTIN AND LANDSCAPES OF ROBERT FRANÇOIS BONNART 18TH CENTURY
THREE GOBELINS MYTHOLOGICAL TAPESTRIES, FROM THE SERIES OVID'S METAMORPHOSES, GOBELINS WORKSHOP, WITH FIGURES AFTER NICOLAS BERTIN AND LANDSCAPES OF ROBERT FRANÇOIS BONNART 18TH CENTURY
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THREE GOBELINS MYTHOLOGICAL TAPESTRIES, FROM THE SERIES OVID'S METAMORPHOSES, GOBELINS WORKSHOP, WITH FIGURES AFTER NICOLAS BERTIN AND LANDSCAPES OF ROBERT FRANÇOIS BONNART 18TH CENTURY

Estimate: 25,000 - 35,000 GBP

THREE GOBELINS MYTHOLOGICAL TAPESTRIES, FROM THE SERIES OVID'S METAMORPHOSES, GOBELINS WORKSHOP, WITH FIGURES AFTER NICOLAS BERTIN AND LANDSCAPES OF ROBERT FRANÇOIS BONNART 18TH CENTURY

Estimate: 25,000 - 35,000 GBP

Lot Sold:31,250GBP

Lot Details

Description

THREE GOBELINS MYTHOLOGICAL TAPESTRIES, FROM THE SERIES OVID'S METAMORPHOSES, GOBELINS WORKSHOP, WITH FIGURES AFTER NICOLAS BERTIN AND LANDSCAPES OF ROBERT FRANÇOIS BONNART 18TH CENTURY


Flora and Zephyr, Flora seated underneath plinth and vase of flowers within elaborate garden setting and Zephyr seated on a cloud passing her flowers (approximately 324cm high, 335cm wide; 10ft. 7in., 10ft. 11in), Mercury, Cupid and Argus, woven with Cupid and Mercury looking upon the sleeping figure of Argus, Io transformed into the white heifer, reduced in width, originally larger tapestry (approximately 322cm high, 222cm wide; 10ft. 6in., 7ft. 3in) and Apollo and Hyacinth, seated together Apollo with his lyre and Hyacinth his bow and quiver (approximately 312cm high, 218cm wide; 10ft 2in., 7ft. 1in); all depicted in a landscape setting, within a four-sided frame pattern border

Condition Report

Flora & Zephyr,

Overall measurements: 332cm across the top, 335cm across the bottom, 324cm along the left side, 318cm along the right side


Mercury, Cupid & Argus

Overall measurements: 222cm across the top, 220cm across the bottom, 322cm along left side, 317cm along right side

Borders cut and joined, irregular woven joins.


Apollo and Hyacinth,

Overall measurements: 214cm across the top, 218cm across the bottom, 308cm along the left side, 312cm along the right side.

Tapestry is backed with a cotton lining, with Velcro across the top edge. The outer blue selvedge is later.


"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."

STYLE: Private Collections
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