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Tapestry made in Arras or Flandre, 1500-15 to 15th century cartoons, wool and silk. This tapestry features the Annunciation and four saints. Here is a detail with Saint Augustinus and Saint Stephen, and an angel. From the cycle formerly in Santa Maria degli Angeli in Murano. Now in Museo Correr in Venice ( Italy ).
Designed by Pieter Coecke van Aelst (Netherlandish, 1502–1550). Seven Deadly Sins: Sloth tapestry (detail), designed ca. 1532 - 1533, woven ca. 1548 - 1549. Woven under the direction of Willem de Pannemaker, Brussels. Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, Kunstkammer. | This work is featured in "Grand Design: Pieter Coecke van Aelst and Renaissance Tapestry," on view October 8, 2014–January 11, 2015. #tapestrytuesday #granddesign