Silhouette Portrait

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1841

GUSN

GUSN-103883

Description

Full length silhouette portrait of Dr. Samuel Freeman wearing a top hat and holding a cane, cut from black paper and set on white paper, mounted in a plain black painted wood frame.

Details

Descriptive Terms

silhouettes
glass (material)
SILHOUETTE

Inscription

Front: "Dr. Samuel Freeman MD / Saratoga Springs 29th July 1841" Reverse: [ink inscription] "Samuel Freeman / Physician & Surgeon / Saratoga Springs / July 29 1841" [paper label] "This Silhouette of / Dr. Samuel Freeman / was cut by August Edouart during his / visit to the United States 1839-1849 / Arthur S. Vernay / 12 East 45th Street, New York" (Paper label and ink inscription)

Additional Identification Number

3615

Related Items

Title Accession Number 1945.443

Maker

Edouart, Auguste (Artist)

Location of Origin

Saratoga Springs, NY

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

12 3/4 in x 5 3/4 in x 1/2 in (HxWxD) (inches)

Accession Number

1945.444