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Object Number: 21556
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:German
Provenience: Germany
Date Made: 1700-1799
Early Date: 1700
Late Date: 1799
Section:Historic
Materials:Gouache
Isinglass
Ivory
Paper
Technique:Painted
Vernis Martin
Iconography:Flowers
Apollo
Muses
Juno
Credit Line:Gift of Lucy Wharton Drexel, 1899
Other Number90 - Drexel Number

Description

Gouache painting on paper leaf. Decorated with panels of cut paper inlaid with isinglass and ornamented with flowers and figures in Chinese style. The central gourp of figures representis Apollo seated with two Muses, Juno in the clouds and Marsyas pleading before her. The sticks are of ivory, decorated in the style of Vernis Martin.


Bibliography:

[Catalogue] 1906. Catalogue of the Lucy Wharton Drexel Collection of Fans in the Free Museum of Science and Art.View Objects cited in this Publication

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