A large Flemish tapestry, depicting Selene, Cupid and Endymion 381cm x 239cm
Lot 97TP
A large Flemish tapestry, depicting Selene, Cupid and Endymion
381cm x 239cm
£ 5,000 - 7,000
US$ 6,400 - 9,000

Important Design

21 Nov 2018, 13:00 GMT

London, New Bond Street

Lot Details
A large Flemish tapestry, depicting Selene, Cupid and Endymion
the main field showing the moon-goddess Selene wearing her typical blue cloak and star diadem, her chariot drawn by three horses, accompanied by Cupid who bears a small jewellery box, visiting the shepherd prince Endymion as he sleeps the eternal slumber of youth, the background depicting a citadel in the far distance and a sky slowly descending into nightfall, set within a decorative architectural border adorned with ornamental flowers and, a horn in the bottom left and a large purse in the bottom right,
381cm x 239cm
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