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Antique tapestry of Atelier du Faubourg Saint Germain – “Eros bringing the two sisters of Psyché”

Antique tapestry of Atelier du Faubourg Saint Germain – “Eros bringing the two sisters of Psyché”

Eros bringing the two sisters of Psyche

France, Atelier Faubourg Saint Germain

1667

Dimensions: 235 x 190 cm

Material: Wool-

Condition: Excellent condition

 

The episode shown here is Zephyr bringing the two sisters of Psyche at their palace.

Eros and Psyche are living happy and in secret but one day, Psyche asked to see her sisters. Eros was wary of the sisters who seem to be unhealthy and jealous women. But he agreed , and sent the wind Zephyr to bring them at the palace. Psyché showed her world, her palace and her wealth . Then, the sisters tried to find out more about the husband’s identity. Psyche then confessed she had never seen him, he refuses to show his face. Petty , the two sisters sowed doubt among Psyche .

The episode shown here is rare. In the background, the palace is represented where we guess a feast that Psyché is enjoying.

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