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Silhouette

1942.3249 (RS119151)

Description

This double-cut (shoulder area cut separately from the head) silhouette is a bust-length profile of a man. The uncut areas of his coat, green waistcoat, stock (a type of neck tie that buckled in back), and hair are all detailed in watercolor and india ink.

Details

Maker
R., S. (Maker)
Date
1830-1840
Inscriptions
C. Marchant" ; "Charles Marchant/ Gloucester Square/S.R." (handwritten)
Associated Building
Original to Beauport, Sleeper-McCann House (Gloucester, Mass.).
Material
paper (fiber product)
watercolor (paint)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
paper (fiber product)
Silhouette
silhouettes
Unidentified Paper
Watercolor
watercolor (paint)
People and organizations
Marchant, Charles
Dimensions
4.875 x 4.375 x 0.625 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1942.3249
Credit Line
Gift of Constance McCann Betts, Helena Woolworth Guest and Frasier W. McCann
GUSN
59743

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