Catalogue


The Royal Manufacturers De Wit is undeniably the leading player in the sale and purchase of tapestries in Belgium and one of the major players at international level. Since it is also the leading restorer of antique tapestries for museums in the world, and one of the leading players for private customers, the Royal Manufacturers De Wit has been able to develop privileged relations with the greatest public and private collections and so build up an international network of enlightened customers. Lastly, the tapestries put up for sale by the Royal Manufacturers De Wit are restored by its own laboratory. Its international reputation in this area is obviously an asset and an added value highly appreciated by its potential buyers.

Scène de jardin à galeries

Centre de tissage: Enghien (marque de la ville coin supérieur droit)
matériaux: laine et soie
Premier quart XVIIe
360 x 271 cm (141 ³/₄ x 106 ³/₄ inches)

Harbor Scene

Centre de tissage : Bruxelles
Carton : d’après David Teniers II
Datation : 1725-1750
Matériaux : laine et soie, 7 à 8 fils de chaîne/cm
279 x 466 cm (109 ⁷/₈ x 183 ¹/₂ inches)

Hunt scene with Rhinoceros

Centre: Pays-Bas méridionaux
Marque d'atelier: aucune
Datation: 2e moitié du 16e siècle
Matériaux: laine et soie
155 x 249 cm (61 x 98 inches)

Aegle

Origine : France - Paris
Manufacture : Atelier Aracne Gobelins
Datation : vers 1970
Matériaux : Laine         
Signé en bas à droite
Monogramme du licier en bas à gauche
Bolduc au revers numéroté 2/8
200 x 280 cm (78 ³/₄ x 110 ¹/₄ inches)

Lapidaire

Centre de tissage: Aubusson
Atelier: Pinton 
Edition de 6
Matériaux : laine 
196 x 198 cm (77 ¹/₈ x 78 inches)

La Sphère et les Spirales

Centre de tissage: Aubusson
Atelier: François Pinton (avec son bolduc monogrammé, n. 20)
Carton: Alexander Calder (1898-1976)
Matériaux:  laine
1976
103 x 150 cm (40 ¹/₂ x 59 inches)

Feuille de choux with shepherds

Southern Netherlands,
2nd quarter 16th century
wool, silk
166 x 279 cm

Millefleurs with coat of arms (fragment)

Southern Netherlands,
Bruges
early 16th Century
wool and silk
125 cm x 108 cm

The offer to Janus

Royal Manufacturers of Beauvais
ca 1690
wool and silk
276 x 272 cm

Madonna with St. Catherine

Southern Netherlands
mid 16th Century
wool, silk and gold thread
91 cm x 177 cm

Sheep Shearers (fragment)

"The Month of June"
from the series "The Months of Lucas"
after 16th C designs by Lucas de Nevele
Paris, Royal Manufacturers of Gobelins
ca. 1730
wool and silk
H. 241 cm x W. 228 cm

Grotesques with Hunting Scene

Southern Netherlands, prob. Antwerp,
Attr. to Joost van Herzeele
C. 1580
Wool, silk
Prov.: Huntington Library & Art Coll., San Marino, Cal.
H 315 cm x W 498 cm

Fox Hunt

Brussels, city mark BB
non-identified weavers monogram
last quarter 16th Century
wool, silk
H. 303 x 213 cm

Rooster Fight

Brussels
attr. to Marc or Judocus De Vos
1675-1700
wool and silk
H 327 cm x 320 cm

The Flute Player

(fragment)
suite: Noble pastorale
cartoons by François Boucher (1703-1770)
Manufacture royale de Beauvais
after 1755
wool and silk
215 cm x 200 cm

the Fountain of love

from the series with “Noble pastorale”
after François Boucher (1703-1770)
Royal manufacturers of Beauvais
after 1755
wool and silk
H. 253cm x B. 262 cm

the Return from the chase

Oudenaarde
1st half 18th century
wool and silk
291 cm x 290 cm

Backgammon players

After David Teniers II or III
Lille, workshop of Guillaume Werniers (+1738)
ca 1720
wool, silk
291 x 220 cm

Upholstery Panel for a Settee, depicting Psyché

Royal manufacturers of Beauvais or Paris’ Gobelins workshops
early 18th century
Wool and silk
frame: H. 101 x W. 204,5 cm
textile: H. 75 x W. 180 cm

Pergola with Flower Vase

Antwerp, workshop of Jacob Wauters (actif 1619-1651)
2nd quarter 17th Century
wool and silk
345 x 252 cm

Les enfants jardiniers

Lille
early 18th Century
after Charles Lebrun (1619-1690)
wool and silk
286 x 390 cm

Exotic Landscape with Pagoda

Aubusson (signed MRDAUBUSSON)
non-identified workshop's signature
(M.SAVCOUR?)
2nd half 18th Century
wool and silk
H. 245 cm x W. 510 cm

Diana on a Stag Hunt

Southern Netherlands, attr. to Oudenaarde
late 17th Century
wool and silk
H. 262 cm x W. 364 cm

Eurydice bitten by a snake

series: Ovid's Metamorphoses
probably Brussels
ca. 1700
wool and silk
H. 313 cm x W. 446 cm
Provenance: European royal collection

Landscape with Fountain

Brussels (town mark)
workshop Hendrik II Reydams (signed H. REYDAMS)
before 1719
wool and silk
H. 340 cm x W 488 cm
Illustrated in: Flemish Tapestries, 1999, p.314-315

the girls with grapes

from the series with ‘Fêtes Italiennes’
after François Boucher (1703-1770)
Royal manufacturers of Beauvais
After 1755
287 cm x 233 cm

Diogenes and Alexandre The Great

after Salvator Rosa (1615-1673)
Mortlake
ca. 1690
wool and silk
H. 310 x 322 cm

Allegory of Abundance

weaving center: London
date: 18th century
materials: wool and silk
dimension: 277 cm x 412 cm

Winter Scene

after David II Teniers
Brussels workshop
early 18th Century
wool and silk

Peasants meal

after David Teniers II ou III
Madrid, workshops Santa Barbara (?),
second quarter 18th Century
wool, silk
216 x 327 cm
(fragment)

The Battle of Arbella

From the series with 'History of Alexander the Great'
after Charles Le Brun (1619-1690)
Brussels, workshop Judocus De Vos
ca. 1700
wool and silk
H: 420 cm x W: 660 cm

Landscape with a Pond

Paris (Pré-Gobelins)
ca. 1630
wool and silk
H. 314 cm x W. 554 cm

The Cardplayers, after Teniers

Lille (City Mark)
Workshop LA V(euve) DE G(uillaume) W(erniers) (signature)
after David II or III Teniers
after 1738 (decease of Guillaume Werniers)
wool and silk
294 x 478 cm
Provenance: European Princely Collection

Zephyr Crowning Flora

from the series of Ovid’s Metamorphoses
Paris, Gobelins, about 1740
after Louis de Boullogne (1654-1733)
wool and silk
319 x 275 cm

Diana’s Bath

From the series “Ovid’s Metamorphoses”
Brussels (town mark in lower guard), 1675-1700
Workshop Albert Auwercx (weaver’s mark in folded lower guard)
Probably after cartoons by Louis van Schoor
Wool and silk, 330 x 380 cm

Exotic Landscape after Pillement

Aubusson
2nd quarter 18th C
wool and silk
H. 293 cm x W. 434 cm

Months of March and April

from the series with "the Months of Lucas"
after 16th Century designs by Lucas van Nevele
Brussels, city mark
workshop Marcus De Vos (+1697) (signature)
ca. 1660
wool and silk
312 cm x 355 cm