J. Donzel love ambush

Length cm. 29,5
Spread cm 56
Sticks 14 plus 2

France around 1890

Paper page fan painted at gaouches. In a spring sunny day, a young woman leaves her home. Three hidden amorino waited for her; the one on the right launches the arrow. On the right, a lacustrian landscape has the signature of J. Donzel. On the recto a light flower decoration has a monogram MB signed by the Parisian fan maker Alexandre of whom S. Bondel talks, , op cit., p. 180-181. The white pearl sticks changing to pink are finely fretted with little roses golden painted.
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