Collection of Fans by Various

Mostly mid-eighteenth century, some with contemporary cases.

Details

Medium:
Includes chicken-skin leaf
Acquired in:
1996
Presented by:
Richmond Inglis Cochrane Collection through The Art Fund

The finest example is a chicken-skin leaf painted with Alexander and Diogenes, the reverse with villas in a landscape, signed F P Valori, Rome, 1740. Part of a gift to five museums by Richmond Inglis Cochrane through the Art Fund between 1995 and 1997.

Venue details

National Museum of Scotland Chambers Street, EDINBURGH Edinburgh EH1 1JF 0300 123 6789 www.nms.ac.uk

Entry details

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