Painted by T. Higuerau

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This modest example embodies the characteristic vigor of Spanish fan making. The humorous hand-painted image on the parchment leaf is signed by a Spanish fan-painter, Higuerau, who has replicated and extended the popular oil painting, "The Choice of a Model" (1868-74) by Mariano Fortuny y Marsal.

Fan, Painted by T. Higuerau, Parchment, paint, mother-of-pearl, gilt, metal, Spanish

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