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A Brussels tapestry of the Emperor and his barber, from the series of the life of Emperor Domitian, after designs by Pieter Van Lint, woven by the workshop of Van Leefdael-Van der Strecken
circa 1660
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6 0008 000
Lot. Vendu 8,400 USD (Prix d’adjudication avec commission acheteur)
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A Brussels tapestry of the Emperor and his barber, from the series of the life of Emperor Domitian, after designs by Pieter Van Lint, woven by the workshop of Van Leefdael-Van der Strecken
circa 1660
Estimation
6 0008 000
Lot. Vendu 8,400 USD (Prix d’adjudication avec commission acheteur)
ACCÉDER AU LOT

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A Brussels tapestry of the Emperor and his barber, from the series of the life of Emperor Domitian, after designs by Pieter Van Lint, woven by the workshop of Van Leefdael-Van der Strecken
circa 1660
with cartouche inscribed in Latin within the upper border, translated: Whatever you do, do it prudently (Domitian had embroidered this maxim on a towel and when a barber, who had been bribed to slit his throat, read the maxim, he confessed the plot to Domitian instead of killing him).
height 10ft. 6in.; width 5ft. 1 1/2 in.
(3.2m; 1.56m)
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