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Vintage needlepoint tapestry fire screen

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Vintage wooden framed tapestry needlepoint fire screen. Measures about 4 feet tall. No stand. it's a wall hanging now. Comes complete with provenance.
Family history and antique support documentation.
There is a pictorial certificate, very old with taped front that reads
A flower panel of outstanding beauty adapted for needlework By kind permission of the Keeper of The National Gallery.
Panel is pictured on the frame.
Also includes a cut out printed in type.
The Screen
We have chosen this panel for our frontispiece as it is symbolical of the beauty of all flowers. The picture is a needlework reproduction of the masterpiece "Vase with Flowers" by Jan Van Huysum, in the National Gallery.
In the panel we show the picture., arranged for a large fire screen or wall hanging measuring about 32 inches high.

The painting this is based on was painted by Jan Van Huysum, Amsterdam 1682-1749

Jan van Huysum ~ Biography

April 15, 1682 - February 8, 1749

Jan van Huysum was a painter from Amsterdam, working primarily in still-life depictions of flowers and landscapes. He trained early on with his father, Justus van Huysum the Elder (1659 - 1716, a painter of flowers and decorator of vases. As noted in the Getty Museum Biography of Jan van Huysum, he was considered the phoenix of all flower painters.

Huysum was a leading Dutch flower painter, highly influential into the later 18th century in Europe. His reputation was that of a perfectionist; known for delaying commissions if he could not get the flower arrangement just right and in season. His works often used soft, light colors in the floral, set against equally bright backgrounds. Though he experimented some; as seen in his work now in the Uffizi Gallery, Vase of Flowers, where his use of rare flowers set against a dark background illuminate their colors boldly.

Huysum was influenced by French painting some, but adhered to his Dutch and Flemish traditions .

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