Silhouette Potrait

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1842

GUSN

GUSN-103930

Description

Full length silhouette portrait cut from black paper of a man facing left with arms crossed, pencil drawn background of an ivy covered marble railing with an urn and ruins in background, mounted in a painted green wood frame with bead border and cream mat.

Details

Descriptive Terms

silhouettes
glass (material)
SILHOUETTE

Inscription

Front: "Augs. Edouart, fecit 1842. / Boston. U.S." Reverse: "Hon. Geo. H. Kuhn. / Aged 47 / framed May 1901." (Signed and pencil)

Associated Person

Kuhn, George Horatio, 1795-1879

Additional Identification Number

3666

Maker

Edouart, Auguste (Artist)

Location of Origin

Boston, Massachusetts

Dimensions

15 3/4 in x 12 in x 5/8 in (HxWxD) (inches)

Accession Number

1982.250

Date

1842 (May 1901 (date of frame))