Magnificent framed high quality religious painting and tapestry
A loving gift dedicated to a mother by her daughter, this magnificent tapestry depicts a Saint reading a Bible, surrounded by idyllic scenery. To the right of the composition is an apple tree, traditionally known as the ‘Tree of Love’ as well as symbolising good health and future happiness. Loaded with symbolism and care, this beautiful piece is framed in ornate black and gold to add to the pure elegance and esteem.
Inscribed: ‘Dedicado a la memoria de Mrs Benita Claret Decastante Q. E. P. D. por su humilde hija Manuelita Cascante y Claret en 7 Junio de 1856.’
Translation: ‘Dedicated to the memory of Mrs. Benita Claret Decastante R. I. P. by her humble daughter Manuelita Cascante y Claret on June 7, 1856.’
Artist Name: Signed at present unidentifiable
Date: 1856 to 1860
Frame Size: H 95 cm x W 109.5 cm x D 6 cm
Board Size: H 83.5 cm x W 97.5 cm
Medium: Gauche Cotton Wool
Condition: Image good. Still fresh. Repairable damage to frame please see photos.