Thursday, March 4, 2010
HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSON
Not many people seem to know that as well as being a great story teller Hans Christian Anderson was also a great paper cutter! These pieces were cut out with scissors whilst telling his fairy tales in and around 1840.
The top blue and white paper cut is his largest known piece (measuring 42cm by 34cm) was made in 1864.
In 2002 it was sold at an auction in his Danish homeland for £44,580.
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