2003.0048 A, B Silhouette and frame, view 1
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Silhouette and frame

  • Title:

    Unknown woman

  • Category:

    Works on Paper

  • Place of Origin:

    New England, United States, North America

  • Date:

    1825-1835

  • Materials:

    Ink; Paper (wove); Silk; Wood; Paint; Gesso; Gilt; Glass; Brass

  • Techniques:

    Cutwork, Woodblock, Gilded, Painted

  • Museum Object Number:

    2003.0048 A, B


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Object Number

2003.0048 A, B

Object Name

Silhouette and frame

Title

Unknown woman

Category

Works on Paper

Credit Line/Donor

Gift of Dr. W. Lehman Guyton

Place of Origin

New England, United States, North America

Origin Notes

Block printing is identical to those found on other silhouettes likely by same artist. Comparable ones have Westminster, Massachusetts, and Roxbury, Vermont (1831), histories.

Date

1825-1835

Subjects

Portrait

Materials

Ink; Paper (wove); Silk; Wood; Paint; Gesso; Gilt; Glass; Brass

Techniques

Cutwork, Woodblock, Gilded, Painted

Dimensions (inches)

7.9375 (H) , 5.875 (W) , 0.5 (D) , 3.1875 (Image H) , 1.5 (Image W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

20.161 (H) , 14.922 (W) , 1.27 (D) , 3.1875 (Image H) , 1.5 (Image W)

Measurement Notes

H, W, and D of (b) frame. H at left. W at bottom. D at bottom left corner. OH and OW of (a) paper: H (at center) 5.0 in. (12.7 cm); W (at center) 3.0 in. (7.62 cm). OH and OW of image.

Object Description

Text available soon.

Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Book] Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Center. 1981 American Folk Portraits: Paintings and drawings from the Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Center. 295, [9] p.
See pp. 245-6.
[Book] Rifken, Blume J. 1987 Silhouettes in America, 1790-1840: A Collector's Guide. 114 p.
See pp. 64-5.
[Book] Guyton, W. Lehman & Koenig, James M. 1980 A Basic Guide to Identifying and Evaluating American Silhouettes. 20 p.