18th Century French Tapestry 50716
18th Century French Tapestry 50716, Country of Origin / Rug Type: French Rugs, Circa Date: 18th Century – This beautiful French tapestry uses thin, fine lines to establish a clear degree of form and composition. The artist uses clear points of shading and highlighting to bring the French rug to life, defining the forms within in an even more pronounced and exquisite way. In this tapestry, two people are seated alongside one another before a beautiful arch. Trees and statues surround them, bringing to mind opulent images of patrician Rome. From the folds in the fabric to the rigidness in the statues, the delightful composition leads the viewer’s eyes in an opulent dance across the antique tapestry’s surface.