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RENAISSANCE TAPESTRY 15TH CENTURY Tapestry of the Lady and the Unicorn. The motto of this series of six tapestries is "A mon seul desir"- "After my own desire". The series was woven in Brussels, after Parisian cartons, for Jean le Viste, burgher of Paris. The five senses: Hearing.Approx.368 x 290 cm 1480-1490 Musee du Moyen-Age(Cluny), Paris, France

RENAISSANCE TAPESTRY 15TH CENTURY Tapestry of the Lady and the Unicorn. The motto of this series of six tapestries is "A mon seul desir"-"After my own desire". The series was woven in Brussels, after Parisian cartons, for Jean le Viste, burgher of Paris. The five senses: Touch.Approx.370 x 355 cm 1480-1490 Musee du Moyen-Age(Cluny), Paris, France

RENAISSANCE TAPESTRY 16TH Departure for the hunt, 16th. Musee du Moyen-Age(Cluny), Paris, France

One of the famous six tapestries in the ‘The Lady with the Unicorn’ series. Woven in about 1511 they feature the arms of Jean le Viste. Each represents one of the senses except for the final ‘A Mon Seul Desir’. These 12’ high masterpieces were lost until 1844 when the novelist Georges Sands discovered them in Boussac suffering from damage from rats and damp walls. The Cluny Museum in Paris purchased them in 1853, later restoring them. They are now amongst the national treasures of France disp...

Mon Seul Desire Tapestries

RENAISSANCE TAPESTRY 16TH La vie seigneuriale - The life of the nobles: The bath. Loire valley workshop, 16th. Musee du Moyen-Age(Cluny), Paris, France

RENAISSANCE TAPESTRY 16TH La vie seigneuriale - The life of the nobles: Reading. Loire valley workshop, 16th. Musee du Moyen-Age(Cluny), Paris, France

Tapestry "Le Retour de la chasse". Paris, musée de Cluny - musée national du Moyen-Age.

Detail from Tenture de Lérian et Lauréolle, Tapestry 3, Le Pardon du Roi, from South Pays-Bas, first quarter of the 16th century, wool and silk tapestry. Musee du Moyen Age (Cluny), Paris. Beautiful details in these women's clothes.

RENAISSANCE TAPESTRY 15TH CENTURY The Lohengrin legend. Young Duke Elias, Charles the Bold of Burgundy, feeding the swans. From Flanders. Wawel Castle, Cracow, Poland