Silhouette of a Man

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1820

GUSN

GUSN-4048

Description

Rectangular silhouette of an unidentified man, facing left; face cut away from white paper and set on black cloth backing; hair, collar and coat with yellow striping painted in watercolors; glazed; gilt simple molded wooden frame.

Details

Descriptive Terms

silhouettes
paper (fiber product)
watercolor (paint)
wood (plant material)
Silhouette

Associated Building

Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

4 7/8 x 4 1/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.356