Silhouette

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1830-1840

GUSN

GUSN-59743

Description

This double-cut (shoulder area cut separately from the head) silhouette is a bust-length profile of a man. The uncut areas of his coat, green waistcoat, stock (a type of neck tie that buckled in back), and hair are all detailed in watercolor and india ink.

Details

Descriptive Terms

silhouettes
paper (fiber product)
watercolor (paint)
Unidentified Paper
Watercolor
Silhouette

Inscription

C. Marchant" ; "Charles Marchant/ Gloucester Square/S.R." (handwritten)

Associated Building

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

Maker

R., S. (Maker)

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

4.875 x 4.375 x 0.625 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

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

Accession Number

1942.3249