Silhouette of a Woman

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1821

GUSN

GUSN-59016

Description

This bust-length hollow cut profile, bust length of a woman shows details such as hair and bustline picked out in india ink. It is set in an octagonal eglomise mat and is one of a pair.

Details

Descriptive Terms

silhouettes
Silhouette

Inscription

Wife of W.C. Clark, Manchester (handwritten)

Associated Building

Original to Beauport, Sleeper-McCann House (Gloucester, Mass.),

Maker

Possibly Letton, Ralph (Artist)

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

7.5 x 6.625 x 1.25 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Constance McCann Betts, Helena Woolworth Guest and Frasier W. McCann

Accession Number

1942.3147.1

Date

1821 (Prev. dated 1810, inscription on back of .2 reads "3/22/21")

Places

Massachusetts (United States)