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April Fool’s Dancers

Designed by Hans Christian Andersen


Two motives from the large paper-cut made by Hans Christian Andersen in 1865, when he was 60 years old, during a visit to Frijsenborg Castle.


In 1925 Hans Brix, a famous Danish literary critic, wrote: “It is a world held in a square with the majesty of the sun at the bottom, and the full-fledged madness of a theatre group at the top: human figures are juggling while the supernatural world is weaving its way above. Twin figures are everywhere: an abundance of funny little figures in pairs grow into view, and the beholder is taken on a tour of the child’s magical dreamworld. But if you watch the picture as a whole, you only seem to see the ingenious and elaborate pattern of a lace table cloth – all arranged in harmonious symmetry: as by a breath of the human spirit this fairyland has gone back into its hiding place.”


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Weight 20 g
Dimensions 12 × 16 × 2 cm

Hans Christian Andersen

Packaging type

Clear envelope



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