Chinese bird-catcher Tapestry "L’Oiseleur - La Tenture Chinoise" *SOLD*
A fine wool and silk tapestry from the workshop of Jean-Francois Picon (1755-70).
The Aubusson French tapestry depicts Chinese bird catchers and merchants in pavilions – “L’Oiseleur – La Tenture Chinoise“. Inspiration for this scene emerged from small designs by King Louis XV’s mistress Mme du Pompadour’s favourite painter Francois Boucher, first produced as full size cartoons for the weavers to follow by Jean Joseph Dumons.
France, circa 1760.
Height: 231 cm Length: 316 cm