Silhouette

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1805-1820

GUSN

GUSN-103827

Description

Silhouette cut out of black paper and set over white paper of a man facing left, collard painted white and details of jacket and hair in black paint, mounted in a brass spandrel frame with foliate and beaded borders and four rosettes.

Details

Descriptive Terms

silhouettes
glass (material)
brass (alloy)
SILHOUETTE

Inscription

"5735 - 4.50 / Cut out of thick paper / and painted." (Pencil)

Additional Identification Number

3555

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Probably American

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Gift of William Sumner Appleton

Accession Number

1925.649