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 , the black background  is gently fading which give a soft patina to the piece 

FRENCH TAPESTRY JEAN LURCAT "les Etoiles "

$820.00Price