Jacob S. Green: Silhouette

Jacob S. Green: Silhouette
Title
Jacob S. Green: Silhouette
Date 
c. 1803-1810
Medium 
Hollow-cut beige paper laid on black prepared paper, with black ink, in an album of 50 folios containing 91 silhouettes, 24 blank folios, and a two page list of sitters
Dimensions 
image height: 2 7/8 in. ( 7.3 cm ) sheet: 4 13/16 x 4 15/16 in. ( 12.2 x 12.5 cm )
Description 
Bust of male subject in left-facing profile; hollow-cut from rectangular sheet of cream paper; hair drawn in ink on margin of cut-out; mounted in album containing a total of ninety-one silhouettes.
Credit Line 
Gift of an Anonymous Donor, 1948
Object Number 
Z.2564sss
Marks 
inscribed in pencil: upper right: "71" embossed: below bust: "MUSEUM"
Inscriptions 
Silhouette inscribed at upper right in graphite: "71"; embossed at lower center: "Museum"
Provenance 
Peale's Museum
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group