October 26, 2016, 10:00 AM BST
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Lot 1232: A FLEMISH MYTHOLOGICAL TAPESTRY, PROBABLY ANTWERP FOR THE ENGLISH EXPORT MARKET SECOND QUARTER 18TH CENTURY |(65 views)
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Description: possibly from The Story of Rinaldo and Armida, depicting The Abduction of Rinaldo (Tasso: 14:68); woven with a horse led chariot rising through the clouds, guided by a winged putti, and driven by a female, possibly Armida, with a sleeping male beside her, possibly Rinaldo, both in classical dress, with formal château, gardens and woodland below, woven within a red and gold narrow bead-and-real border, with walnut brown outer selvedge
Dimensions: approximately 207cm. high, 331cm. wide; 6ft. 9in., 10ft. 10in.
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