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18th Century antique tapestry from Brussels - Diana and Endymion

37% Off Original Price: $ 40,000
Sale Price: $ 25,200
  • Description
    Title: Diana and Endymion
    Brussels, 18th century
    Dimensions: 300 x 200 cm

    Brussels tapestry of the end of seventeenth century.

    It represents the goddess Diana recognizable to his bow and crown adorned with a moon. Huntress finds her lover Endymion. They are both represented on "verdure" background.

    Diana / Selene is the personification of the moon; She is represented as a young and beautiful woman who travels the sky in a chariot drawn by two horses. She is famous for her love affairs, especially with the handsome shepherd Endymion who gave her fifty daughters… Diana and Selene are the same goddess, one in daytime version and another night version. We can add that Diane is the chaste version Selene sensual version of the goddess.
  • More Information
    Origin: Belgium
    Period: 18th Century
    Materials: Handwoven wool tapestry
    Condition: Excellent. This tapestry is in excellent condition and has vivid original colours.
    Styles / Movements: Classical, Traditional
    Incollect Reference #: 298313
  • Dimensions
    W. 78.74 in; H. 118.11 in;
    W. 200 cm; H. 300 cm;
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