Silhouette of a Man

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1821

GUSN

GUSN-59017

Description

This bust-length hollow cut profile of a man shows details such as the hair 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

W. C. Clark/ Manchester/ No. 17/ 3/22/21/ 14xx" (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

1942.3147.2

Date

1821 (prev. dated 1810, inscription in pencil on back reads "3/22/21")

Places

Massachusetts (United States)