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The Lady With The Fan

Old Hollywood actress Ann Blyth. The Lady With The Fan

Antique hand tinted French postcard

Young lady with a fan wearing a japanese outfit - Faux geisha - Antique hand tinted french postcard - 1922 -

Peacock feather fan, French, early 20th century, at the MFA Boston

Peacock feather fan, early century France, Museum of Fine Arts Boston -- visit Cotuit Library for museum passes.

The Indiscretion (1895). Constant Aime Marie Cap (Belgian, 1842-1915). Oil on panel. The scene is inside a stationary train. The elegant lady puts down her newspaper as a gentleman is courting her through a window of the compartment. The lady may be using her fan for a degree of privacy.

The Indiscretion Constant Aime Marie Cap (Belgian, Oil on panel. The scene is inside a stationary train. The elegant lady puts down her newspaper as a gentleman is courting her.

1730-1740, Europe - Fan - Skin leaf etched and painted in gouache; pierced, carved, and gilded sticks backed with mother-of-pearl; paste - Obverse: center vignette of man showing a man and a young woman oval painting of a young man, columns, balustrade behind, cityscape in background; surrounded by printed “lace” design on blue striped background with flowering vines; fly on lace right

1730-1740, Europe - Fan - Skin leaf etched and painted in gouache; pierced, carved, and gilded sticks backed with mother-of-pearl; paste - Obverse: center vignette of man showing a man and a young woman oval painting of a young man, columns, balustrade behind, cityscape in background; surrounded by printed “lace” design on blue striped background with flowering vines; fly on lace right

DORADO

hand fan - these large 180 degrees fans were popular in this period

The French firm of Alexandre made this superb brisé fan for the 1867 Paris Universal Exhibition~painter Edouard Jean-Baptiste Moreau.

Fan

made by Edouard Jean-Baptiste Moreau; Gouache and gilt on ivory sticks, with guards of moulded ivory composition

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