David and Goliath

DescriptionOudenaarde, 1550-1560. Mark of the city of Brussels and two marks of weavers. Below the initials AC for Arnold Cobbaut or Anton van Coppenolle (active from 1548 to 1563) and at the top, the mark of an unidentified weaver. Wool and silk. Inv. 2020.0407. This recent acquisition is important for the collection because only a small number of tapestries bearing town and weaver marks of Oudenaarde survived. Preserved thanks to the support of Friends of the Royal Museums of Art and History.
ArtistArnold Cobbaut ou Anton van Coppenolle
Acquisition dateDecember 2019