Height 10' 7" Width: 15'
Rare and Historical 17th century Flemish Baroque tapestry Period followed Renaissance and preceded Rococo and Neoclassical styles. The movement exuberant detail deep color grandeur to achieve a sense of awe. Court scene king queen receiving a Sultan with gifts. Style known in 17th century Rome then spread to France northern Italy Spain Portugal Austria Germany and Russia. The courts of Europe lavished on tapestries made in precious materials after designs by the leading artists of the day. Among the most prestigious figurative prized by the rich. An elaborate border of ribbon trophies pierced hearts gauntlets helmets and quivers of arrows contributions of Flemish French and Italian artists in unique and spectacular ways. Such Flemish weavers in the 1590 Paris industry Peter Paul Rubens for the Brussel workshops the Medici and Barberini manufactories in Florence and Rome the Gobelins Gobelin manufactory in Paris the Beauvais workshop and the renewed vigor of the Brussels industry. 45 rare tapestries made between 1590 and 1720 half of these derive from Flemish workshops. Staring at this work of art is the likes of listening to Bach Vivaldi Handel. Antique dealer Los Angeles La Cienega Melrose Ave. High End Art and Decorative elements interior design decor.