Silhouette Portrait

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1800-1830

GUSN

GUSN-103984

Description

Hollow cut bust length silhouette portrait over a black ground of a woman facing right with a high hairstyle and lace collar, mounted in a veneered and inlaid wood frame.

Details

Descriptive Terms

silhouettes
glass (material)
SILHOUETTE

Inscription

Front: "Such were the outlines of her charming face / The beauties of her Mind no Art can trace"
Reverse: "By / Rosenberg / of / Bath - / Bought of / Mr. Armstrong" (Ink and paper label)

Additional Identification Number

3732

Maker

Possibly Rosenberg, Charles Christian

Location of Origin

Possibly Bath, England

Dimensions

7 1/2 in x 5 3/4 in x 3/4 in (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Olive Percival

Accession Number

1947.120