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Silhouette

1925.625 (RS5050)

Description

Hollow cut bust length silhouette portrait set over black ground of a woman facing right wearing a lace collar, india ink details for hair, mounted in a painted green wood frame with verre eglomise mat with octagonal opening and double curved bustline.

Details

Maker
Attributed to Letton, Ralph (Artist)
Date
1810-1820
Location of origin
Probably American
Material
glass (material)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
glass (material)
Silhouette
silhouettes
Dimensions
5 7/8 in x 4 3/4 in x 1/2 in (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1925.625
Credit Line
Gift of William Sumner Appleton
GUSN
103807

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