Silhouette

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1820-1830

GUSN

GUSN-103835

Description

Hollow cut silhouette portrait set over black ground of a man facing left, drawn details for hair and vest, mounted in an oval brass spandrel frame with reed and bead borders.

Details

Descriptive Terms

silhouettes
glass (material)
brass (alloy)
SILHOUETTE

Inscription

"probably chamberlain" (Pencil)

Additional Identification Number

3563

Maker

Possibly Chamberlain, William (Artist)

Location of Origin

American

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

4 3/4 in x 4 in x 3/4 in (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of William Sumner Appleton

Accession Number

1925.660