Silhouette

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1810-1820

GUSN

GUSN-103807

Description

Hollow cut bust length silhouette portrait set over black ground of a woman facing right wearing a lace collar, india ink details for hair, mounted in a painted green wood frame with verre eglomise mat with octagonal opening and double curved bustline.

Details

Descriptive Terms

silhouettes
glass (material)
Silhouette

Additional Identification Number

3535

Maker

Attributed to Letton, Ralph (Artist)

Location of Origin

Probably American

Dimensions

5 7/8 in x 4 3/4 in x 1/2 in (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of William Sumner Appleton

Accession Number

1925.625