Maria Dorsey: Silhouette

Object Number: 
Z.2564nn
Date: 
1804
Medium: 
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
Dimensions: 
image height: 1 15/16 in. ( 4.9 cm ) sheet: 3 5/8 x 3 in. ( 9.2 x 7.6 cm )
Marks: 
inscribed in ink: upper right: "No 41" inscribed in ink: lower left: "MR[?] 1804."
Inscriptions: 
Silhouette inscribed at upper right in brown ink: "No 41"; at lower left: "M. R. 1804."
Description: 
Bust of female subject in right-facing profile; hollow-cut from rectangular sheet of cream paper; mounted in album containing a total of ninety-one silhouettes.
Credit Line: 
Gift of an Anonymous Donor, 1948
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group