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Lot 400: Brussels TapestryPlatinum House
May 22, 2013
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Flanders, 17th century
After David Teniers II, depicting peasants preparing a recent catch of fish for market in front of classical ruins, the sides with laurel entwined ducal coronets. Height 11 feet 4 inches (3.48 m), width 9 feet 2 inches (2.80 m).
A closely related Brussels tapestry after David Teniers II is in the State Apartments at Schloss Schonbrunn (see K. Schwarz, Schonbrunn, 1983, p. 33). A Brussels tapestry with identical borders and depicting a related rustic scene of peasants after Teniers is illustrated in H. Goebl, Tapestries of the Lowlands, n.d., fig. 315.
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