Mrs. Gouverneur Morris (Anne Cary Randolph, 1774-1837): Silhouette
Black prepared paper cut-out, laid on heavy beige paper with lithographed background
frame: 14 1/8 x 11 x 1 in. ( 35.9 x 27.9 x 2.5 cm )
image height: 8 1/8 in. ( 20.6 cm )
Silhouette: Full-length female figure in right-facing profile; black paper cut-out mounted on beige paper with lithographed view of domestic interior; rectangular wooden frame.
inscription: on object verso: "Mrs. Richard Morris/Glasgow 1832"
signature and date: lower left: "Aug'st Edouart fecit 1831"
inscription: on frame backing: "Mrs. Gouverneur Morris / Cut by Edouart in Glasgow / in 1831. Widowed in 1816. / Formerly Anne Carey Randolph / of Virginia. / Morris had been Ambassador / before their marriage in 1809."
Signed and inscribed at lower left in brown ink: "Aug.st Edouart fecit 1831"; verso ink: "Mrs. Richard Morris / Glasgow 1832"
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