Exhibition nr. Paris 11 April – 13 July: “From JosÃ©phine to EugÃ©nie, handfans in France during the XIXth century”
From 11th April-13th July the Marmottan library in Boulogne-Billancourt, on the outskirts of Paris will be hosting a fan exhibition curated by Georgina Letourmy-Brodier: “From JosÃ©phine to EugÃ©nie, handfans in France during the XIXth century”. Read more â€º
Exhibition San Francisco 31 March – 28 April 2018
To discover the historical house of Paul Marmottan, an important first Empire collector, follow the link: http://www.marmottan.fr/page.asp?ref_arbo=2509 …
The de Young Museum in San Francisco will be showing ‘Fans of the Eighteenth Century’ from 31st March 2018 to 28th April 2019. See: https://deyoung.famsf.org/exhibitions/fans-eighteenth-century … Read more â€º
EXHIBITION AT TENNANTS AUCTIONEERS 3rd â€“ 26th FEBRUARY 2018
In February 2018, several FCI Northern members will be displaying fans in the Garden Rooms at Tennants Auctioneers in Leyburn, North Yorkshire. The exhibition, in the wonderful new, purpose-built surroundings of Tennantsâ€™ Auction Centre will be open seven days a week from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (to 6 p.m. on sale view days) and … Read more â€º
Visitors to Versailles – 24th October 2017 to 25th February 2018
Fans also feature in the exhibition Visitors to Versailles – at Versailles from 24th October 2017 to 25th February 2018, and thereafter travelling to the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.
See: http://en.chateauversailles.fr/news/patronage-news/visitors-versailles-1682-1789#versailles,-a-royal-destination … Read more â€º
Gemeentemuseum in The Hague – 14th October 2017 to 4th March 2018
Fans are on show in an exhibition currently on show – from 14th October 2017 to 4th March 2018 – at the Gemeentemuseum in The Hague. The exhibition, entitled Art Deco puts a large focus on Paul Poiret. Further details to be found at: https://www.gemeentemuseum.nl/en/exhibitions/art-deco … Read more â€º
Exhibition OUVRAGES DE DAMES 23/24 September 2017 St. Eustache, France
The exhibition organised by FCI members in France was a great success. It was opened by the Mayor of the commune and received a steady stream of visitors and some good press coverage (in French).
Click on the images to view larger size. … Read more â€º
Coutau-Begarie auction, Paris on 23rd October 2017
An important sale of fans in the Coutau-Begarie auction, Paris on 23rd October 2017
Full details at: http://www.coutaubegarie.com/html/infos.jsp?id=86424 … Read more â€º
Royal Gifts at Buckingham Palace until Oct 1 2017
There are three fans on show in ‘Royal Gifts’ currently exhibiting at Buckingham Palace – until 1st October 2017.
Full details on their website: https://www.royalcollection.org.uk/collection/themes/exhibitions/royal-gifts/buckingham-palace … Read more â€º
Save the Date! Manchester Antique Textile Fair 2017
NOTE the change of Date from March to April!
Just so you can note your diaries before we feature the flyer for the Fair, the Annual Textile Fair held by the Textile Society at Fallowfield, Manchester, will be held on Sunday APRIL 30th 2017.
No excuses then ( no snow, no cold, just April Showers!), … Read more â€º
Lâ€™Eventail et La Mode – report
Just a quick pic of the Exhibition we have just mounted.
Successful weekend ( September 3rd and 4th) with members of the Public enjoying fans, asking questions, bringing their friends, and fun for those of us from the FCI hosting the event. Mary and Gordon Cooper, Anne Moulinier-Krebbs ( who devised a children’s quiz and … Read more â€º