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PROPERTY FROM AN IMPORTANT EUROPEAN PRIVATE FAMILY

A Flemish 'Game Park' tapestry, probably Oudenaarde, late 16th century
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183

PROPERTY FROM AN IMPORTANT EUROPEAN PRIVATE FAMILY

A Flemish 'Game Park' tapestry, probably Oudenaarde, late 16th century
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A Flemish 'Game Park' tapestry, probably Oudenaarde, late 16th century
woven with various figures in a landscape setting, at leisure or hunting, with distant château, lake and gardens, within a deep four-sided compartmentalised border incorporating allegorical figures, with princeps motif and unidentified weaver's mark in lower right selvedge
approximately 340cm high, 391cm wide; 11ft. 2in., 12ft. 10in.
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Description

For examples of comparable late 16th century Flemish game park tapestries, depicting landscapes filled with various groupings of people at leisure, and various hunting scenes, all within elaborate compartmentalised figural and foliate filled borders, see I. De Meuter, Tapisseries d'Audenarde du XVI au XVIII Siècle, 1999, pp. 142-147.

For auction comparables in similar border types, see Sotheby's, London, 13 April 2011, lot 11, and Christie's, London, 7 December 2016, lot 53 (Provenance: The Vigo Sternberg Collection, Sotheby's, London, 29 February 1996, lot 42).

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