Italian neoclassical hand fan with views of Lake Avernus and Mt. Vesuvius eruption

Italian neoclassical hand fan with views of Lake Avernus and Mt. Vesuvius eruption
Italian neoclassical hand fan with views of Lake Avernus and Mt. Vesuvius eruption
Italian neoclassical hand fan with views of Lake Avernus and Mt. Vesuvius eruption
Italian neoclassical hand fan with views of Lake Avernus and Mt. Vesuvius eruption
Italian neoclassical hand fan with views of Lake Avernus and Mt. Vesuvius eruption
Italian neoclassical hand fan with views of Lake Avernus and Mt. Vesuvius eruption
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Italian neoclassical hand fan with views of Lake Avernus and Mt. Vesuvius eruption

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An italian double-face neoclassical hand fan with finely carved ivory splines. The kidskin or swan parchment page is painted on the verso with a cantral large view of the Lake Avernus near Naples with the Temple of Apollo in the foreground within a beaded border. On its left and right sides two landscapes, all around intricate grotesque decoration. On the recto a view with a night eruption of Mount Vesuvius inside an oval shaped cartouche.

Roman school of the second half of 18th century, attributable to the school of Tommaso Bigatti (active 1770-1810) or Camillo Buti (1747-1808) both specialized in the creation of fans and miniatures on fine leather.

Dimension cm 41 x 23

Very good condition, cmmensurate wth age.

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