Woman Holding White Fan by Marie Laurencin
Artist: Marie Laurencin
Medium: Lithographic Reproduction, 1991
Dimensions: 30 x 21.75 in, 76.2 x 55.2 cm
Born out of wedlock, Marie Laurencin’s Creole mother ensured that she had a middle-class education. She, however, chose to devote herself to art and enrolled in the Ecole de Manufacture de Sèvres (a state-run porcelain factory), where she learned to paint on porcelain.