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Silhouette Portrait

1926.609 (RS5092)

Description

Bust length silhouette portrait cut from black paper and set on white paper of a young boy wearing a cap with visor, mounted in a painted black wood frame with gilt bead inner border, reverse has glass opening revealing back of silhouette.

Details

Maker
Hubard, William James (Artist)
Date
1824-1827
Inscriptions
"Cut with Scissors / by Master Hubard, / Without Drawing or Machine / at the / Gallery of Cuttings, / and Panharmonicon Concert Room." (Ink stamp)
Location of origin
New York, NY
Material
glass (material)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
glass (material)
SILHOUETTE
silhouettes
Dimensions
6 in x 4 1/2 in x 1/2 in (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1926.609
GUSN
103842

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