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Charles Poerson - Titus at the Massacre at Jerusalem
The Demidov Tapestry, Attributed to Charles Poerson (Vic-sur-Seille 1609 - Paris 1667) Titus at the Massacre at Jerusalem

weave including silver-thread, depicting a scene from Flavius Joseph’s account of the Judaic Wars, with soldiers pillaging, within a wooded landscape, with pitched tents before a fortress, the borders densely woven with ribbon-tied laurel wreaths suspending various armorial trophies, alternating with blossoming garlands and frolicking hounds.

368 x 516 cm (12 ft 1 in x 16 ft 11 in)

Padly Aladar - Before Shah-i-Zinda, Samarkand
Padly Aladar (Budapest 1881 - Veresegyhaza 1949) Before Shah-i-Zinda, Samarkand

indistinctly signed and inscribed (lower right)
oil on panel
29.7 x 40 cm (11⅝ x 15¾ in)