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Rare Tapestry by Henri Gineste "Le Fou du Roy" Kings Joker & Exhibit Catalog

US$4,275
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A rare and beautiful Mid-Century Modern French tapestry or hanging wall art. This tapestry is by the very talented French tapestry maker and ceramic artist Henri Gineste and is titled Le Fou du Roy or The Kings Joker. Henri Gineste, born in Béziers in 1929. At barely 22 years old, he began to exhibit at the Salon des Indépendants. In the year 1966 alone, he thus produced about twenty tapestries and had them assembled according to a new formula, developed after he had convinced Francois Hay, this magician of abstractions, also reiterated in the Cevennes but this time in the Gard, to manufacture them according to the flat process. Dimensions: 40 7/8" height x 28" width x 1 3/8" thick (deep) Perfect vintage condition. Being sold with the original Galerie De Laborde exhibition catalog from the Paris, France event. The artist signature is hand-written on the back of the tapestry. This vintage tapestry is a wonderful statement piece for any modern, contemporary or mid-century interior. Epitomizing artistic skill and creativity, this stunning French work of art displays an enrapturing composition with alluring colors, dramatic textures and strong graphic features.

Details

  • Attributed to
    Aubusson Manufacture (Workshop/Studio)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 16.1 in. (40.875 cm)Width: 11.03 in. (28 cm)Depth: 0.55 in. (1.375 cm)
  • Style
    Mid-Century Modern (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    1960s
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. Very good vintage condition.
  • Seller Location
    Arles, FR
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU4082120304692

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