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Silhouette of a Man

1942.3147.2 (RS118870)

Description

This bust-length hollow cut profile of a man shows details such as the hair 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 in pencil on back reads "3/22/21"
Inscriptions
W. C. Clark/ Manchester/ No. 17/ 3/22/21/ 14xx" (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.
Dimensions
7.5 x 6.625 x 1.25 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1942.3147.2
Credit Line
Gift of Constance McCann Betts, Helena Woolworth Guest and Frasier W. McCann
GUSN
59017

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