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Original Art Nouveau Watercolor Painting of a Bat Woman by Alfredo Edel Colorno



Fabulous antique original watercolor painting on paper from 1890 by famous deceased Italian painter and costume designer, Alfredo Edel Colorno (1856-1912) depicts a woman costumed with large, fantastical bat wings and a bat headdress, with her arms dramatically outstretched. Abstract bat imagery is suggested above her head. Image measures approximately 14” high by 7.25” wide. Painting is nicely matted and framed behind glass. Black frame measures 19” x 12.25” x .6". The image is in excellent condition. Weighs 3 pounds. Alfredo Edel Colorno was a famous costume designer for theatrical productions and designed advertisements for operas and social events. This estate painting was purchased in France in the year 2000 for $12,900.00 French francs.


  • Creator
    Alfredo Edel Colorno (Artist)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 19 in. (48.26 cm)Width: 12.25 in. (31.12 cm)Depth: .6 in. (1.53 cm)
  • Style
    Art Nouveau (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
  • Condition
    The image is in excellent condition, the frame has very minor blemishes.
  • Seller Location
    Tustin, CA
  • Reference Number
    Seller: 0096-FSW1stDibs: LU4033314634382

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    $110 Standard Shipping
    to anywhere in the world, arrives in 4-6 weeks.
    We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Ships From: Tustin, CA
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 3 days of delivery.

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