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Dido and Aeneas Fan


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Title/s

Dido and Aeneas Fan

Maker/s

Unknown (maker)

Guérin, Pierre Narcisse, baron after (artist) [ULAN info: French artist, 1774-1833]

Collection

Messel-Rosse Collection

Category

fans

Name

folding fan

Description

Double leaf of paper backed by chickenskin, printed and hand coloured after a painting by Pierre Nascisse Guerin (1774-1833); the reverse shows gilt flowers. The sticks and guards are of pierced, fretted and carved ivory; the guards having an addition of gilt foil.

Production Place

France, (maker) (country)

French (maker) (nationality)

French (artist) (nationality) ()

Dimensions

length: (guards): 20.1 cm
width:

Period

early 19th Century

Date

circa 1800 to 1820

Provenance

bought: Anne, Countess of Rosse 1985-01-28 (Filtered for: Applied Arts collection)

Colonel Leonard C. Messel (1872-1953); his daughter Anne, Countess of Rosse (1902-1992)

Purchased with a grant from the National Heritage Memorial Fund and a gift from The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Other Notes

Accession Number

M.314-1985 (Applied Arts)
(Reference Number: 117899; Input Date: 2004-12-07 / Last Edit: 2011-07-22)

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