Elizabeth Grim Baroness von Altenstein: Silhouette
Black ink and wash on beige paper
image height: 2 3/8 in. ( 6 cm )
sheet: 5 3/16 x 3 1/2 in. ( 13.2 x 8.9 cm )
Silhouette: Bust of female subject in left-facing profile; silhouette in black ink on rectangular cream sheet; shadows and corners of sheet colored with wash.
Gift of Mrs. J. Harper Skillin, 1950
inscription in pencil: below bust: "Elizabeth Baroness / von Altenstein / daughter of / David Grim"
inscriptions in ink: on back: "IV [in circle] 10 / Messrs David & Philip Grim / New York"
Inscribed at lower center in graphite: "Elizabeth Baroness / von Altenstein / daughter of / David Grim"; verso inscribed in brown ink: "10 / Messrs David & Philip Grim / New York"
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