Gerard Ralston: Silhouette
Hollow-cut beige paper laid on black prepared paper, in an album of 50 folios containing 91 silhouettes, 24 blank folios, and a two page list of sitters
image height: 2 1/4 in. ( 5.7 cm )
sheet: 4 3/4 x 3 3/4 in. ( 12.1 x 9.5 cm )
Bust of boy in left-facing profile; hollow-cut from rectangular sheet of cream paper; mounted in album containing a total of ninety-one silhouettes.
Gift of an Anonymous Donor, 1948
inscribed in ink: upper left: "No 16"
inscribed in ink: lower left: "1806 / [GR . . .]"
embossed: below bust: "MUSEUM"
Silhouette inscribed at upper left in brown ink: "No 16"; at lower left: "1806 / C [cut]."; embossed at lower center: "Museum"
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