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Fan leaf: M.464-1985

Object information

Awaiting location update


Maker: Unknown




Dismounted fan leaf. Cream silk painted in puce with a landscape, with building and four figures on the left, and on the right are a boat with two people on a lake, and a mountain.
Signed 'P.D. Giovanni' on the right side.


History note: Colonel Leonard C. Messel (1872-1953); his daughter Anne, Countess of Rosse (1902-1992)

Legal notes

Purchased with a grant from the National Heritage Memorial Fund and a gift from The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1985-01-28) by Countess of Rosse, Anne


European, probably Italian

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Leaf Height 11.9 cm Width 39.1 cm

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: M.464-1985
Primary reference Number: 118046
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 4 January 2017 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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