An ivory brise autograph fan, decorated by various artists including Henry William Banks Davis, R.A. (1833-1914), Sir George Clausen, R.A., R.W.S. (1852-1944), Andrew C. Gow, R.A. (1848-1920), Marcus Stone, R.A. (1840-1921), Briton Riviere, R.A. (1840-1920), Arthur Hacker, R.A. (1858-1919), Sir Hubert von Herkomer, R.A., R.W.S. (1849-1914), John MacWhirter (1839-1911), Frederic, Lord Leighton, Bt, P.R.A., R.W.S. (1830-1896), Sir Edward John Poynter, Bt, P.R.A. (1836-1919), Sir John Everett Millais, Bt, P.R.A. (1829-1896), George Frederic Watts, O.M., R.A. (1817-1904), Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema, O.M., R.A. (1836-1912), Sir Francis Bernard Dicksee, P.R.A. (1853-1928), George H. Boughton, R.A. (1833-1905), James Sant (1853-1928), Solomon Joseph Solomon, R.A. (1860-1927), Joseph Farquharson, R.A. (1846-1935), Sir David Murray, R.A., R.W.S. (1849-1933) and others, 1891-1897
with paintings and drawings in pen, ink and oil including studies of deer, grazing sheep, female head studies, a portrait of a child, a figure standing on a balcony, a dog, Cupid in a floral medallion and a soldier on horseback
13½ in. (34.3 cm.)
Given to Andrew C. Gow, London, 1895, by descent; Sotheby's Belgravia, 15 June 1977, lot 45, when acquired by the present owner.