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A brise fan: M.71-2015

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A brise fan


Maker: Unknown
Artist: Russell, John (After)




Stipple engraving of a young woman wearing a wide-brimmed hat and sash holding a baby, after John Russell R.A. (1745-1806). Guard with covered pivot pin. Stick probably French.


History note: The Lennox Boyd Collection. Christies no. 74

Legal notes

Accepted by H.M. Government in lieu of inheritance tax from The Lennox Boyd Estate

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Allocated (2015-04-27) by H.M. Government


18th Century
Production date: circa AD 1790

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Identification numbers

Accession number: M.71-2015
Primary reference Number: 206771
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 3 September 2015 Updated: Wednesday 15 May 2019 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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