This commemorative ‘Australia’ tapestry is a major late work by Jean Lurcat (1892-1965), leader of the revival of tapestry in France and master of 20th century French tapestry design. It was commissioned for Anzac House, College Street, Sydney (demolished 1988), the State War Memorial to the servicemen and women of NSW who served in World War II from 1939 to 1945. The tapestry was woven by Suzanne Coubely-Gatien at the renowned Aubusson factory in France.
Designed in three emblematic horizontal...
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