Antique tapestry "Diana and Endymion"

Price on request

Contact Dealer To Purchase

Object Description

Diana and Endymion

Brussels

XVIIIth century

Dimensions: 300 x 200 cm

Brussels tapestry of the eighteenth century.

It represents the goddess Diana recognizable to his bow and crown adorned with a moon.

Huntress finds her lover Endymion.

They are both represented on « verdure » background.

Diana / Selene is the personification of the moon; She is represented as a young and beautiful woman who travels the sky in a chariot drawn by two horses. She is famous for her love affairs, especially with the handsome shepherd Endymion who gave her fifty daughters… Diana and Selene are the same goddesses, one in daytime version and another night version. We can add that Diane is the chaste version Selene sensual version of the goddess.

Object History

Private collection, France

Object Condition

Excellent condition with vivid colours

Object Details

Dealer Opening Times

We are open weekly as follows:

Monday
Closed
Tuesday
11:00 - 19:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 19:00
Thursday
11:00 - 19:00
Friday
11:00 - 19:00
Saturday
11:00 - 19:00
Sunday
Closed

Dealer Contact

Telephone
+33 1 42 25 24 00
Web
Email

Dealer Location

7 Quai Voltaire
75007
PARIS