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1890's Tapestry "Adoration of The Magi" Peter Paul Rubens

Origin France
Period 19th Century
Dimensions
W. 61 in; H. 84 in; D. 1.5 in;
W. 154.94 cm; H. 213.36 cm; D. 3.81 cm;
Condition Very good.
Creation Date France, 1890's.
Description 1890' French machine made tapestry in an original oak frame, after the painting, " Adoration of the Magi " by the Peter Paul Rubens. The signature of the artist is woven into the tapestry.

The central figure is one of the Magi, kneeling before Jesus, who is resting on a pillow.The wise man is dressed like a priest and holds a censer, as if he were celebrating mass.

Behind him, looking rather disturbed, is the second wise man. The third, wearing a turban, is on the second row in the center. They can be identified by the gifts they're holding, as opposed to their colorful company.

The panel was made for the church of St. Michael's abbey in Antwerp.

Rubens made several paintings of the Adoration of the Magi, e.g. in 1618

Weight: 30 pounds.
Styles / Movements Other
Incollect Reference Number 149425
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