Silhouette Portrait

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1824-1827

GUSN

GUSN-103842

Description

Bust length silhouette portrait cut from black paper and set on white paper of a young boy wearing a cap with visor, mounted in a painted black wood frame with gilt bead inner border, reverse has glass opening revealing back of silhouette.

Details

Descriptive Terms

silhouettes
glass (material)
SILHOUETTE

Inscription

"Cut with Scissors / by Master Hubard, / Without Drawing or Machine / at the / Gallery of Cuttings, / and Panharmonicon Concert Room." (Ink stamp)

Additional Identification Number

3571

Maker

Hubard, William James (Artist)

Location of Origin

New York, NY

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

1926.609