This tapestry was designed by Francois Desportes c.1731 but based on an earlier set woven for Louis XIV at the Gobelins factory in Paris. It was woven by Scottish master weaver James Neilson, who introduced many innovations at the Gobelins factory.
Gobelins The Hunter from Nouvelles Indes series. Signed Neilson 1788. Partly cut down and lacking its border.
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