Tapestry representing the story of Romulus and Remus. Brussels, Second Half-16th Century

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Probably the first piece of an eight-piece set of tapestries : The story of Romulus and Remus. The god, Mars embraces Rhea Silvia in a landscape. Border ornated with allegories of the Elements standing under arcatures between vases of flowers and fruits. Upper-part decorated with an escutcheon.

Brussels, second half-16th Century

Height : 280 cm (9.1 ft) - Width : 190 cm (6.2 ft)

Accidents and former restorations and re-working, galloon from later period.

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  • Expertissim Reference: 2014080217