Henry Cruger (1739-1827): Silhouette
Black prepared paper cut-out, mounted on card
card: 4 3/4 x 3 1/8 in. ( 12.1 x 7.9 cm )
image height: 3 in. ( 7.6 cm )
Silhouette: Bust of male subject in right-facing profile; cut by hand from black paper and mounted on cream board
stamped: on back: "Cut with Scissors / BY / MASTER HUBARD, / WITHOUT / Drawing or Machine."
inscribed: on back: "H. Cruger Esq."
Verso inscribed in graphite: "H. Cruger Esqr."; stamped: "Cut with Scissors / BY / MASTER HUBARD / WITHOUT / Drawing or Machine."
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