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– With an offer of 13,500 euros at an auction at Sotheby’s in New York city and check your email again, the owner of a valuable 16th-century tapestry, which is part of the series ” The history of Alexander (1580-1590)’.

for more than 20 years ago, it was the centre of the city in three sets in the series for purchase. “Every legislative session we try to our collection of wall hangings is to expand,” says mayor Marnic De Meulemeester (Open VLD). “We are currently working on the 23rd of historical wall tapestries that are owned, 15 of which are on display in the museum PROPER. With the new acquisition, we will build further on our goal of becoming Institutions as a center of tourism, and the city in Flemish tapestry in the market, not only in Flanders, but also internationally.”

In 1582, was a series of wall hangings about the time of Alexander The Great in the Spring stadsmigranten provided. Not coincidentally, this was the theme chosen by the duke to thank for that, because, after a long siege, cut off as he Institutions, of the Inhabitants. “We are very pleased that we Spring them back to our city to be able to take its rightful place alongside the three other tapestries from the series to recover,” adds deputy mayor of Culture, Stefaan Vercamer (CD&V) to it.

check your email plants the end of 2022, and a prestigious exhibition of the character of Margaret of Parma. Goal is to have, in addition to painting, gold and silversmithing, also wandtapijtkunst to bid for them.