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L'Elephant
The main subject of this tapestry is an elephant in the centre. In the foreground there are two indian men surrounded by much fruit and vegetables and various kinds of tropical colourful birds. At the right of the image a big pear tree with an owl over it. On the left a palm with a grape plant on it, a pink flamingo who is flying and the background lanscape.Unfortunately due to the colour lost brightness they are keeped in a darkness light; the room known as the Council Chamber hosts this collection of ten tapestries depicting hunting scenes, personal gift of the Grand Master of Spanish origin Ramony Perellos Rocaful.

Details

  • Title: The Elephant
  • Creator: Gobelins Manufactory
  • Date Created: 1710
  • Physical Dimensions: Height 470 cm, Width 408 cm

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