Silhouette portrait of Anna Woodbury

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

ca. 1833

GUSN

GUSN-103820

Description

Hollow cut silhouette of Anna Woodbury set over black silk facing left, chain of blonde hair and paper heart set next to silhouette, mounted in a brass spandrel frame with foliate and bead borders and rosettes in corners.

Details

Descriptive Terms

silhouettes
glass (material)
brass (alloy)
Silhouette

Inscription

"Anna Woodbury / Bow, N.H. / Age 16. (Pencil)

Associated Person

Woodbury, Anna, 1817

Additional Identification Number

3548

Maker

Possibly Howard, Everet (Artist)

Location of Origin

Bow, New Hampshire

Dimensions

5 1/4 x 4 3/8 x 5/8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of William Sumner Appleton

Accession Number

1925.641

Date

ca. 1833 (b. 1817, aged 16 at time of portrait)