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Queen of the Night

Lasellaz, Gustave-Francois (painter)

The Fan Museum

The Fan Museum

Fan with carved and pierced tortoiseshell sticks shaped to simulate rays of light. One guard is richly carved with a female crowned with a diamond-set silver star.

The double canepin leaf is painted on the recto only with a nymph-like female figure, accompanied by putti; Signed G. Lasellaz.
The rivet is capped by a jewelled star of silver with rose diamonds.

Lasellaz, Gustave-François (French, 1848-1910)
Genre and landscape painter, known to have exhibited works at the Paris Salon from 1883. He painted fans for Maison Duvelleroy as well as for Kees.

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  • Title: Queen of the Night
  • Creator: Lasellaz, Gustave-Francois (painter)
  • Date Created: circa 1892
  • Location: France
  • Physical Dimensions: 35.5 cm
  • Type: Fan
  • Medium: Tortoiseshell, rose diamonds, canepin, silver

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