News: Gobelins workshop

  1. Thread of Time: A Tapestry Portrait of Napoleon The Bayeux Tapestry

    In the early years of the 19th century, Napoleon Bonaparte sought to emulate his hero, William the Conqueror, by recreating the scenes of the Bayeux Tapestry through an invasion of Britain. As Ben Evans explains in HALI 204, circumstances changed, but the result was still a commission for the historic Gobelins Manufactory


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