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18th Century antique tapestry from Brussels - "Diana and Endymion"

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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.

Details

  • Dimensions
    Height: 118.12 in. (300 cm)Width: 78.75 in. (200 cm)Depth: 0.4 in. (1 cm)
  • Materials and Techniques
    Hand-WovenWool
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
    Late 17th Century
  • Date of Manufacture
    Late 17th Century
  • Condition
  • Seller Location
    Paris, FR
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU4553113868941

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    Estimated Customs Duties & Taxes to the Continental US: $0.
    Ships From: Paris, France
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