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Examples of "tapestries"
The tapestries are subject to scholarly debate about the iconography, the artists who designed the tapestries, and questions surrounding the sequence in which they were meant to be hung. Possibly the seven tapestries were not originally hung together.
The walls of the Little Hall are furnished with seven tapestries originally from a series of forty tapestries portraying one hundred Danish kings. The tapestries were commissioned by Frederick II around 1580. Seven more tapestries are at the National Museum of Denmark, while the rest have been lost.
According to the words of Elvira Liiver, it is a miracle that the tapestries have remained until now. In 1909, a city commissioner and a businessman Albert Koba wanted to sell the tapestries and build a school or a hospital from the received money. The tapestries’ war reached from Tallinn’s newspapers’ front pages to the Riga’s and Saint Peterburg's press. By the help of public pressure, the tapestries were not sold. During the First World War, the tapestries traveled in sealed boxes to Moscow and returned home thanks to Jaan Poska with the Treaty of Tartu (Tartu Rahu). The tapestries are the property of the City Museum (Linnamuuseum) since 1937.
Lenz has created over 100 tapestries while in Bogotá. A museum in Nyékládháza, Hungary exhibits some of her tapestries as a greater exhibit on the Lenz family.
In 1887 Anna Boberg began painting in earnest, mainly using watercolour, and she had her first exhibition in 1888. During the 1890s she also painted 'tapestries,' oil paintings on rough canvas reminiscent of woven tapestries. These 'tapestries' were displayed as wall decorations in, among other places, Hôtel Rydberg (which was later demolished, and the tapestries were transferred to Årsta slott). She also created wall decorations for the Wallenberg Grand Hôtel in Saltsjöbaden.
In the "Lives of the Artists", Giorgio Vasari describes Gianfrancesco Penni as the painter of large parts of the designs for Raphael's tapestries in the Sala del Concistoro. Commissioned by Pope Clement VII, the theme of the tapestries is the life of Christ. The tapestries remained unfinished on Raphael's death, and along with tapestries for the Sala del Consistorio were woven in Brussels. The carved and gilded ceiling contains frescos by Cerubino Alberti and Paul Bril.
The mark 'pva' of his workshop appears on four tapestry series, which were made in collaboration with others: on five of eight "History of Noah" tapestries (Wawel Castle, Kraków), on seven of 10 "History of Abraham" tapestries, after designs from the circle Bernard van Orley (Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna), on two of eight "History of Odysseus" tapestries (Hardwick Hall, Derbys, NT) and on three of six "History of Moses" tapestries (Legion of Honor museum, San Francisco).
The seven colorful tapestries that decorate the main building in Tallinn, were ordered from the Netherlands by the Alderman Arent Pakebusch, who had prepaid 150 marka. After finishing the tapestries in 1548, he paid 341,5 marka and 4 killings. Two eight-metres-long tapestries depict Israel’s king and a country gold-coverer Solomon’s stories about his life from the Old Testament.
At that time, Coxie also designed tapestries for the Brussels looms. Many of the 'Jagiellonian tapestries' were sold to Sigismund II Augustus for his castle on the Wawel. Coxie may also have designed the tapestries for Phillip II's Royal Palace of Madrid depicting episodes of the life of Cyrus II, based on the writing of Herodotus.
The tapestry displays many similarities with the older Överhogdal tapestries.
In the late 15th century, a set of four large tapestries was commissioned to commemorate the battle. They were woven by Flemish weavers in Tournai, Belgium. The tapestries are notable highly for their portrayal of a contemporary event. The works are regarded as among the finest Gothic tapestries in existence.
In 2016, he designed the Walsall Silver Thread Tapestries.
The Valois Tapestries are a series of eight tapestries depicting festivities or "magnificences" at the Court of France in the second half of the 16th century. The tapestries were worked in the Spanish Netherlands, probably in Brussels or Antwerp, shortly after 1580.
The success of decorative tapestry can be partially explained by its portability (Le Corbusier once called tapestries "nomadic murals"). Kings and noblemen could roll up and transport tapestries from one residence to another. In churches, they were displayed on special occasions. Tapestries were also draped on the walls of castles for insulation during winter, as well as for decorative display.
2000 PENELOPE'S TAPESTRIES Venezuelan Consulate in N.Y., N.Y.
2000 PENELOPE'S TAPESTRIES Eastern National Bank, Miami, FL
Most of the full-length figures in the foreground of the tapestries are recognisable as members of the French royal family and court. François, duke of Anjou, is featured prominently in some of the tapestries; and Catherine de' Medici, dressed in her widow's black, occupies the central position in all of the tapestries except one. Catherine's daughter Marguerite de Valois can also be seen.
Chagall also designed tapestries which were woven under the direction of Yvette Cauquil-Prince, who also collaborated with Picasso. These tapestries are much rarer than his paintings, with only 40 of them ever reaching the commercial market. Chagall designed three tapestries for the state hall of the Knesset in Israel, along with 12 floor mosaics and a wall mosaic.
Five shorter tapestries depict colorful plant ornaments. The tapestries were brought into the parlour of the Town Hall only in very solemn cases. The beautiful tapestry brought the room to life and made the walls, that act as wind baffle plates, warmer. Tallinn Town Hall ordered the mediaeval tapestries’ copies from an Oxford company Hines of Oxford.
Boeckhorst was a versatile painter who produced history paintings on religious and mythological subjects, allegorical works, genre scenes and portraits. Boeckhorst also worked as a designer of cartoons for tapestries. He is known to have designed eight tapestries on the myths of Apollo. The Musée Mont-de-Piété in Bergues preserves 8 preliminary drawings for this Apollo series of tapestries.