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Mary Abeel: Silhouette

Mary Abeel: Silhouette
Title
Mary Abeel: Silhouette
Date 
1803
Medium 
Hollow-cut beige paper with blue paper underlay, laid on a folio in an album of 50 folios containing 91 silhouettes, 24 blank folios, and a two page list of sitters
Dimensions 
image height: 2 3/4 in. ( 7 cm ) sheet: 4 3/8 x 3 1/2 in. ( 11.1 x 8.9 cm )
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
Object Number 
Z.2564cc
Marks 
inscribed in ink: upper right: "No 29" inscribed in ink: lower left: "M A 1803" inscribed in pencil: lower center: "July 1803"
Inscriptions 
Silhouette inscribed at upper right in brown ink: "No 29"; at lower left: "M. A. 1803."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group