Silhouette

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1805-1815

GUSN

GUSN-59422

Description

Framed negative-cut silhouette of a man in a right-facing profile view with delineated ponytail and ribbon. Rectangular wood frame with octagonal mat.

Details

Descriptive Terms

silhouettes
paper (fiber product)
ink
graphite (mineral)
wood (plant material)
Ink
Graphite
Silhouette

Associated Person

Crosby, Joel

Associated Building

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

Maker

Doyle, William M.S., 1769-1828 (Artist)

Location of Origin

Boston, MA, USA

Dimensions

6 5/8 x 5 7/8 x 7/8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

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

Accession Number

1942.1612

Places

Massachusetts (United States)
Probably