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Fete au Jardin
Fete au Jardin
Date:
1730–1735
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Gouache On Vellum (front), Paper (back), Mother-of-pearl, And Gold
Dimensions:
29.2 cm (11 1/2 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
1964.97
Acquisition Date:
1964-10-03
Credit Line:

Gift of Mrs. Beatrice Greenough

Exhibition History:

Fans in Fashion CPLH 1981
CPLH rotation 1995 -

Painted scene of a country garden with flowers tended on the left, games of battledore and shuttlecock played on the right, lady on raised terrace under a parasol attended by a man and three women, older woman with fan, a woman watering flowers, and a man setting out plants. On the reverse shows two women playing with rabbits before a monument and a youth presents flowers. Gold-leaf couples with tubs of grapes are enclosed in rocaille frames of silver on the mother-of-pearl sticks. Source: Bennett, Anna G. "Fans in Fashion." Rutland, Vermont: Charles E. Tuttle Co., 1981, pages 29 and 114.