Aristoloche Beatrix

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Aristoloche

Provenance: FLEMISH “FEUILLES D’ARISTOLOCHE” TAPESTRY
Private Collection, Château de Walzin
Drawn from two original sixteenth Century verdures.
“Feuilles géantes”, “Feuilles de choux”, “Verdure à feuillages crispés” or sometimes
“Feuilles d’aristoloche”… these names all characterise similar designs, featuring huge
curvy leaves, with a shredded edge, and stylised small flowers with long stems.
Iconographical tapestries typical of this period that often include birds and animals.