Private fans collection of Evgeniya Doremidova
Saint-Petersburg

Triumph of Neptune

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Hand fan “Triumph of Neptune”

Italy circa 1760 (leaf) frame circa 1840

Leaf: recto paper painted with mythological story: Neptune in his chariot crossing the sea. Tritons trumpet the Glory of the God of seas & oceans.  Verso is skin painted with wide landscape.

Mother of pearl frame carved, engraved & covered with golden flowers ornamentation.

Size: 29 sm

New acquisitions to the collection

Those two brise fans were purchased thanks a tragedy: at the beginning of April 2021 died unexpectedly famous Moscow collector Olga Zateeva.