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Silhouette Potrait

1982.250 (RS5274)

Description

Full length silhouette portrait cut from black paper of a man facing left with arms crossed, pencil drawn background of an ivy covered marble railing with an urn and ruins in background, mounted in a painted green wood frame with bead border and cream mat.

Details

Maker
Edouart, Auguste (Artist)
Date
1842
May 1901 (date of frame)
Inscriptions
Front: "Augs. Edouart, fecit 1842. / Boston. U.S." Reverse: "Hon. Geo. H. Kuhn. / Aged 47 / framed May 1901." (Signed and pencil)
Location of origin
Boston, Massachusetts
Material
glass (material)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
glass (material)
SILHOUETTE
silhouettes
People and organizations
Kuhn, George Horatio, 1795-1879
Dimensions
15 3/4 in x 12 in x 5/8 in (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1982.250
GUSN
103930

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