Hand-colored etching

France

18th. c.

8 1/2" x 14"

 

A fan decorate with images on both sides including a cherub giving a magic lantern show.

 

0044



Etching

France

18th. c.

9 1/4" x 17"

 

Fan with lantern show with little images of a happy life as slides shown above. This fan is similar to (0044) shown above.

 

2717



Hand-colored etching

France

18th. c.

9 1/4" x 17"

 

3731



Etching

France

c.1800

9" x 14"

 

Fan with a transparent image. Three faces of the royal family (Louis XVI, Marie Antoinette, Madame Elisabeth et du Dauphin) appear in the flower when the fan is held to a strong light.

 

0045



Etching

France

c.1820

9" x 14"

 

Fan with a transparent image. Three faces of the royal family (Louis XVI, Marie Antoinette, Madame Elisabeth et du Dauphin) appear in the flower when the fan is held to a strong light.

 

4463



Watercolor

France

c.1820

11 1/2" x 18"

 

A French chinoise fan with a showman with a peepshow and a magic lantern resting on top of the peepshow.

 

0046


Cat Show

Adolphe Thomasse (1850-1930)

Oil painting on lace

France

c. 1905

13" x 26"

 

This large decorative hand-painted fan shows a lantern show with a Lapierre lantern projecting a bunch of marching mice to an audience of cats.

 

0047



La Taverne Royale

Colored lithograph

France

c. 1900

8 1/2" x 14"

 

A fan, with decorations representing the five senses, designed as an advertisement for the La Taverne Royale. This popular bar was opened by Fernand Pousset in 1879.

 

 

0048

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