Tapestry "A mon seul désir" (My Only Wish)

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Tapestry | Wool + cotton+ polyester | format 110 x 150 cm

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Tapestry "A mon seul désir" (My Only Wish)

Original: Musée national du Moyen Âge, Paris. "A mon seul désir" ("My Only Wish") is one of six tapestries created at the end of the 15th century in the Netherlands, which, under the collective name "La dame à la licorne" ("Lady and the Unicorn") are the main attraction of this museum. Five of them represent symbolically the sense and this sixth, central tapestry being the eponymous main theme.

Tapestry as elaborate remake of wool, cotton and polyester. Format 110 x 150 cm.

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(Rebirth). Designation of art from about 1350 until the 16th century.

A state of mind that developed in Florence in the late 14th century that was retrospectively classified as rebirth of the classical ideals of Greek and Roman antiquity. During the 15th and 16th centuries, the Renaissance spread first over Italy and then all over Western Europe and determined the entire artistic creation. Such brilliant artists as Donatello, Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, Raphael, Dürer, Holbein, Cranach and Fouquet created their immortal works by following the humanistic premises and putting a human being in the center of all thinking.

Renaissance experienced its heyday in literature through dramatic works and poems of William Shakespeare.

At the end of the 16th century, Renaissance had to make way to the luxury of baroque before its ideas had their rebirth in the classicism of the 18th century.

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