Colonel Henry Ludington: Silhouette
Black ink and brown ink wash with touches of bronzing on beige paper
frame: 14 x 17 x 3/4 in. ( 35.6 x 43.2 x 1.9 cm )
image: 9 5/8 x 12 5/8 in. ( 24.4 x 32.1 cm )
Silhouette: Full-length male figure on horseback, in right-facing profile; silhouette in black ink with bronze highlights on costume; ground plane and stone wall in background painted in wash; rectangular wood frame with textured, carved and gilded inner molding.
inscription: upper left: "Colonel Henry Ludington / 7th Regiment / Duchess County 1777"
signature: lower right: "F. [C.?]"
Signed at lower right in brown ink: "F.C."; inscribed at upper left in brown ink: "Colonel Henry Ludington / 7th Regiment / Dutchess County 1777"
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