Catherine Collins: Silhouette

Catherine Collins: Silhouette
Title
Catherine Collins: Silhouette
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.
Credit Line 
Gift of an Anonymous Donor
Object Number 
1947.484
Gallery Label 
The subject was the grandmother of the artist.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group