Silhouette Portrait

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1835

GUSN

GUSN-103955

Description

Full length positive-cut silhouette portrait of man facing right holding a hat and cane, cut from black paper and set on white paper, sepia painted details for ground, mounted in a gilded wood frame.

Details

Descriptive Terms

silhouettes
glass (material)
SILHOUETTE

Inscription

"Grandfather Adams / Taken 1835 / Died Aug 10 / 1842 / 68 yr old / Mrs. J A Lawton / not for sale" (Pencil)

Additional Identification Number

3700

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Probably American

Dimensions

13 1/2 in x 11 1/4 in x 1 1/2 in (HxWxD) (inches)

Accession Number

2008.65