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Silhouette

1925.656 (RS5079)

Description

Painted bust length silhouette portrait of a man facing right on white paper, mounted in a brass spandrel frame with foliate and reed borders.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1820-1830
Inscriptions
"Painted silhouette / 5 - " (Pencil)
Location of origin
Probably American
Material
brass (alloy)
glass (material)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
brass (alloy)
glass (material)
SILHOUETTE
silhouettes
Dimensions
4 7/8 in x 3 7/8 in x 1/2 in (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1925.656
Credit Line
Gift of William Sumner Appleton
GUSN
103832

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