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Historical tapestry, Tapestry Brussels of the series "History of Alexander the Great" - Silk, Wool - Late 16th century

Lot reference 25998159

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Object: Historical tapestry, Tapestry Brussels of the series "History of Alexander the Great"
Material: Silk, Wool
Estimated Period: Late 16th century
Country of Origin: Belgium
Condition: Excellent condition - barely used with minimal signs of aging & wear
Dimensions: 341×2×497 cm

Unique tapestry, depicting the battle of the troops of Alexander the Great against those of Darius III, King of the Persians.

This tapestry is a part of a series [History of Alexander the Great]. The tapestries of the series have been sold at the most prestigious auction houses [Christie's London, Christie's New York]. This one was acquired at the "Galerie Gabrielle Laroche" in 1984.

A similar tapestry, both in the concept and the period, is preserved in Vienna, Austria, in the Kunsthistorisches Museum. Another one of the same series is at the Royal Palace of Madrid in the Reception Hall of King Phillip VI.

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  • The parcel arrived exactly as foreshadowed by tracking. Contents also exactly as advertised by Seller. Seller most reliable, his attitude confidence-building. Would gladly do business with him again !

    NANDOR2882 August 28, 2019

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    It was a pleasure to make business with this purchaser. Good treatment and very easy to follow his instructions to sent the parcel.
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