Spain: Folding Fan Adolfo GiraldezSpain: Folding Fan Adolfo Giraldez
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Spain: Folding Fan Adolfo GiraldezSpain: Folding Fan Adolfo Giraldez
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Large Spanish folding fan with a Veduta of Seville by Adolfo Giraldez

View of the harbor at Guadalquivir river and of the city of Seville with it´s unique skyline. You can see the cathedral with the Giralda tower (bell tower), Alcázar of Seville and the Torre del Oro.

Leaf made of fine leather (Canepin) with colourful gouache painting. Left side is a red hand-signature by A. Giraldez. Fan´s skeleton made of ivory with golden loop and tassel.

Span width: 38 cm x 70 cm

Date: Spain 19. Century

Artist: Adolfo Giraldez y Penalver (Cadix 1840 – Sevilla 1920)

Biography of the artist: Thieme-Becker, vol. 13/14, p. 155

Very large, magnificently painted Spanish folding fan, made by the Spanish marine artist Adolfo Giraldez. Excellent condition

€ 5.800,-

*For art objects made of ivory special export declarations (CITES) must be submitted to the customs office

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