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Made  in France in the 1950 this 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 . Jean Lurcat was a great master of Aubusson  tapestry, where he  produced over eight hundred original tapestries in his  lifetime.  It is unsigned  .Those tapestry are to be placed on wall to bring an organic feel to a mid  century interior , those creators answered to the need of bringing some warmth  to an otherwise cold mass produce style of furnishing so prevalent in the 1950's  and 1960's .It is edited by Corot  , noted for their quality and inovative project .this one is about a star hunter connected to the ram in astrology ,Aries symbol is the charging Ram, who puts everything it's got into the fight or challenge of the moment.

Size 49 x 76 actual art work size white border included ,there is no linen backing as this piece was on a wood frame like a canvas painting . I could facilitate the addition of a linen backing to just hang it that way .


I can be reach at the 310 994 6009 if you want more info , for shipping outside the US please contact me for pricing and condition .


FRENCH TAPESTRY JEAN LURCAT "les Etoiles " Edition Corot

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