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Silhouette of a Woman

1942.3147.1 (RS118870)

Description

This bust-length hollow cut profile, bust length of a woman shows details such as hair and bustline picked out in india ink. It is set in an octagonal eglomise mat and is one of a pair.

Details

Maker
Possibly Letton, Ralph (Artist)
Date
1821
Prev. dated 1810, inscription on back of .2 reads "3/22/21"
Inscriptions
Wife of W.C. Clark, Manchester (handwritten)
Associated Building
Original to Beauport, Sleeper-McCann House (Gloucester, Mass.).
Object type
Art
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Silhouette
silhouettes
People and organizations
Clark, W. C., Mrs.
Dimensions
7.5 x 6.625 x 1.25 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1942.3147.1
Credit Line
Gift of Constance McCann Betts, Helena Woolworth Guest and Frasier W. McCann
GUSN
59016

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