Silhouette

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1800-1820

GUSN

GUSN-103808

Description

Hollow cut bust length silhouette portrait over a black ground of a man facing left, drawn hair and painted coat details, mounted in a brass spandrel frame with foliate and bead borders and rosettes at corners.

Details

Descriptive Terms

silhouettes
glass (material)
brass (alloy)
SILHOUETTE

Inscription

Front: BACHE'S PATENT"
Reverse: "Cut by Wm. Bache." (Stamped and pencil)

Additional Identification Number

3536

Maker

Bache, William (Artist)

Location of Origin

American

Dimensions

5 1/4 in x 4 1/2 in x 1/2 in (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of William Sumner Appleton

Accession Number

1925.627