German, Bayreuth - Folding Fan: Bayreuth Opera House, 1892

German, Bayreuth

Folding Fan: Bayreuth Opera House, 1892

Print on paper with enameled wood ribs, 34.3 x 62.9 x 3.2 cm (13 1/2 x 24 3/4 x 1 1/4 in.) overall


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Probably purchased by Isabella Stewart Gardner from the Bayreuth Opera House, Bayreuth, August 1892.


Signed and dated by twenty performers at the Bayreuth Opera House in ink and pencil (verso): Hamilton Aide - 10th August 1892 / Margaret Brooke 1892 / Veil Safleichen 1892 / Fanny P. Mason. / A. J. Mounteney Jephson. Aug 18th 92 "Buburika" / Rosa Sucher Bayreuth 19/8/92 / Ernest van Dyck Parsifal 92. / Lelin de Hegesmann Lindessenary / Eizabeth Lawrence / Gisela Staudigl 1892 / Therese Malten 21 VIII 92 Bayreuth / Bayreuth 92. Felix Motte seerm arm Leiz / Comte de Saint-Phalle / Dame Afaidnurausae Leaymusf 92
Printed (left-hand outside rib): Verlag von Christian, Bayreuth


Ellen Dennis. "A Note on the Fans in the Collection." Fenway Court (1984), p. 48 (as German, Bayreuth, dated 1892)

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