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Silhouette

1925.660 (RS5082)

Description

Hollow cut silhouette portrait set over black ground of a man facing left, drawn details for hair and vest, mounted in an oval brass spandrel frame with reed and bead borders.

Details

Maker
Possibly Chamberlain, William (Artist)
Date
1820-1830
Inscriptions
"probably chamberlain" (Pencil)
Location of origin
American
Material
brass (alloy)
glass (material)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
brass (alloy)
glass (material)
SILHOUETTE
silhouettes
Dimensions
4 3/4 in x 4 in x 3/4 in (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1925.660
Credit Line
Gift of William Sumner Appleton
GUSN
103835

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