The Fan (L’Eventail)
Photo Credit: photo: M. Johnston
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The Fan (L’Eventail)ca. 1589-1595
Agostino Carracci, Italian, (1557–1602)
Bohlin cites suggestions that this design might not be a fan, but rather a festival headpiece, possibly for the marriage feast of Ferdinand de Medici and Christine of Lorraine in 1589.
- ornament - Decorative forms that are an integral part of a building or object but are not essential to its structure. Regarding techniques of embellishment in general, use "decoration (process)." [November 1990 descriptor moved.]
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