In 1993, threatened by closure, the Hoguet workshops, specialists in making fans, decided to exhibit a collection of more ... More
In 1993, threatened by closure, the Hoguet workshops, specialists in making fans, decided to exhibit a collection of more than 400 fans from the 18th Century to the present day. There is also a presentation on how to make this old fashion accessory. Varied in style (from those designed for the aristocracy to those created by fashion designers such as Karl Lagerfeld), this collection has enabled Hoguet to continue making fans for a very specific clientele.
Born in Spain, Pablo Picasso (1881 1973) settled in France after fleeing from Franco's regime. Even though he rarely returned
to his native country, most of his paintings reflect his Andalusian origins. On the painter's death, his descendants left ...
Established in 1991, and located in a historic building, this is the only museum in the world devoted entirely to
fans and to the art of fan creation. Visitors can see more than 3000 predominantly antique fans from around ...
Guimet Museum was founded from the private collection of an industrialist from Lyons, Emile Guimet, who left it to the
State in 1885. He had gathered many art treasures during a scientific mission to the Far East studying world ...