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A section of the Blue and Silver Tapestries, attributed to John Vanderbank, London, circa 1685.

Venus and Cupid, with Latin inscription:  “Nuda incuria iacet Cypris pulcherrima, cuius Uberi lascivus candida fugit Amor Quod contemplatus suspensus in aera Divus (contribuens ludo) spergit utrumque ipsis”, 9ft. 9ins. high by 7ft. 4ins. wide.

The 1688 Burghley Inventory records: “My Lord’s Bedd Chamr. ‘3 peices of Blue and Gold Hangings by Vanderbanc”.


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