"Birth of Adonis" fan leaf
Object Place: France
32.2 cm (12 11/16 in.); Legacy dimension: Open: 56.9 cm, Guard: 32.2 cm
Medium or Technique
Paper; mounted double engraved and hand-colored paper fan leaf commemorating Seven Years' War
Not On View
Unmounted double paper fanleaf, commemorating Seven Years’ War (1757-63). Engraved and hand colored: Fredrick II on horseback led by Fame with trumpet, Religion and Justice, followed by Wisdom and Fortitude, Cupid with laurel wreath above, marching against Maria Theresa (Queen of Hungary) and the king of France chased by Popery, Envy and Hypocricy. Inscribed “Representation” left.