Made in France in the 1960 this cotton tapestry reflect the democratic desire of that time to produce affordable art . Neo fantastic and influenced by art nouveau movement Lurcat tapestry use the vocabulary of natural symbol like the sun , animal and musical instrument , mixing decorative subject with mythological scene . In this piece the theme is showing water , fish and algae presumably to illustrate the flow and cycle of life , the upside down grasshoper being intriguing ..... .Jean Lurcat was a great master of Aubusson tapestry, where he produced over eight hundred original tapestries in his lifetime. It is a Corot edition , specialized in limited edition
Size 59 x43 , actual art work size , silkscreened on a shiny fabric.