Catherine Collins: Silhouette

Object Number: 
1947.484
Date: 
1760-1790
Medium: 
Hollow-cut beige paper with black glass underlay, with black and brown ink
Dimensions: 
frame: 5 3/4 x 5 3/4 x 1 in. ( 14.6 x 14.6 x 2.5 cm ) image height: 2 3/4 in. ( 7 cm )
Description: 
Silhouette: Bust of female subject in left-facing profile; hollow-cut from beige paper with solid black underlay; sepia border on margin of cut-out; circular gilded frame.
Gallery Label: 
The subject was the grandmother of the artist.
Credit Line: 
Gift of an Anonymous Donor
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group