Tapestry after a cartoon by Mathieu Matégot (1910-2001)
France, Aubusson, Tabard workshop
Woven in wool and cotton (wrap in cotton and weft in wool)
Unique piece ?
Monogram of the weaver on the left
Woven signature of the artist at the bottom right
Born in Hungary, he studied at the Budapest School of Fine Arts. He travelled to Italy and the United States before settling in Paris in 1931.
As a designer renowned for his concept of perforated sheet furniture, he became a member of the APCT (Association des Peintres Cartonniers), following his meeting with Lurçat in 1950. His creation includes more than a hundred boxes of tapestries, including some monumental ones made for the French state.