George Washington (1732-1799): Silhouette
Black ink and white gouache with touches of brown ink on a beige card embossed with framing lines
frame: 9 1/4 x 8 x 1 in. ( 23.5 x 20.3 x 2.5 cm )
image height: 3 3/4 in. ( 9.5 cm )
Bust of George Washington in right-facing profile; image in black ink on cream ground with hair, hair ribbon, and details of costume in gray; silhouette mounted under reverse-painted glass with serpentine wreath surrounding subject and stylized floral motifs in gold with black background; rectangular gilded frame.
signature: at base of profile: "S Folwell Pinxt"
Signed and inscribed at lower left in brown ink: "S. Folwell. Pinx.t"
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