Galathea Italian Traditional Art Tapestry Wall Hanging - from Raphael's painting, H34" x W24"
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This tapestry wall hanging is the reproduction of the famous painting The Triumph of Galathea by Raphael. Raphael did not paint any of the main events of the story. He chose the scene of the nymph's apotheosis (Stanze, I, 118-119). Galatea appears surrounded by other sea creatures whose forms are somewhat inspired by Michelangelo, whereas the bright colors and decoration are supposed to be inspired by ancient Roman painting. At the left, a Triton (partly man, partly fish) abducts a sea nymph, behind them, another Triton uses a shell as a trumpet. Galatea rides a shell-chariot drawn by two dolphins. While some have seen in the model for Galatea the image of the courtesan, Imperia, Agostino Chigi's lover, Raphael's near-contemporary, the artist and art biographer Giorgio Vasari, wrote that Raphael did not mean for Galatea to resemble any one human person, but to represent ideal beauty. Her gaze is directed upward to heaven, reflecting Platonic love.
Size: H34" x W24"
Galathea - Woven in Italy
This gorgeous tapestry will create a new sense of charm and wonder in your home. Adds warmth and depth to any interior design. Decorate your home tastefully! Great addition to any tapestry collection.
* Rod and tassels are not included with the tapestry.
** The sizes advertized are approximate (5%) due to the weaving specifics. If you need to know an exact size to fit your space please contact us and we can verify the size for you.
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