Venus and Erotes from Villa Negroni, Grand Tour fan, attributed to Camillo Butti ? Circa 1788

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Venus and Erotes from Villa Negroni, Grand Tour fan, circa 1780
Venus and Erotes from Villa Negroni, Grand Tour fan, circa 1780
Venus and Erotes from Villa Negroni, Grand Tour fan, circa 1780
Venus and Erotes from Villa Negroni, Grand Tour fan, circa 1780
Venus and Erotes from Villa Negroni, Grand Tour fan, circa 1780
Venus and Erotes from Villa Negroni, Grand Tour fan, circa 1780
Venus and Erotes from Villa Negroni, Grand Tour fan, circa 1780
Venus and Erotes from Villa Negroni, Grand Tour fan, circa 1780
Venus and Erotes from Villa Negroni, Grand Tour fan, circa 1780
Venus and Erotes from Villa Negroni, Grand Tour fan, circa 1780
Venus and Erotes from Villa Negroni, Grand Tour fan, circa 1780
Venus and Erotes from Villa Negroni, Grand Tour fan, circa 1780
Venus and Erotes from Villa Negroni, Grand Tour fan, circa 1780
Venus and Erotes from Villa Negroni, Grand Tour fan, circa 1780
Venus and Erotes from Villa Negroni, Grand Tour fan, circa 1780
Venus and Erotes from Villa Negroni, Grand Tour fan, circa 1780
Venus and Erotes from Villa Negroni, Grand Tour fan, circa 1780
Venus and Erotes from Villa Negroni, Grand Tour fan, circa 1780
Venus and Erotes from Villa Negroni, Grand Tour fan, circa 1780

Venus and Erotes from Villa Negroni, Grand Tour fan, attributed to Camillo Butti ? Circa 1788

Ivory fan, the sticks and guards pierced

The very fine skin leaf is painted with Venus and Erotes from a mural fresco in the Villa Negroni in Rome. The ornamentations are strongly reminiscent of the work of Camillo Butti.

Good condition (spots and restorations on leaf)

Size : 28,5 cm


In 1777 an ancient house was excavated in the grounds of Villa Negroni, Rome, revealing rooms with well-preserved frescoes. Between 1778 and 1802 the architect Camillo Buti oversaw the production of twelve prints reproducing the frescoes, after the painters Anton Raphael Mengs and Anton von Maron.
Ref : https://www.rct.uk/collection/themes/trails/highlights-from-the-print-collection/a-roman-fresco-in-the-grounds-of-villa

A fan from our store in 2016 with exactly the same central medallion signed, located and dated Camillo Butti Rome 1788 is in a German private collection and reproduced on p. 130 in Mary Kitson's article in Miriam Volmert and Danijela Bucher European fans in the 17th and 18th century, Ed. De Gruyter.


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Venus and Erotes from Villa Negroni, Grand Tour fan, attributed to Camillo Butti ? Circa 1788

Venus and Erotes from Villa Negroni, Grand Tour fan, attributed to Camillo Butti ? Circa 1788

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