Mrs. Patty Goodman: Silhouette

Object Number: 
Z.2410
Date: 
1792
Medium: 
Gray wash and graphite on beige paper
Dimensions: 
sheet: 12 1/2 x 7 5/8 in. ( 31.8 x 19.4 cm )
Marks: 
inscription: on front: "Mrs. Patty Goodman South Hadley / December 1792"
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed at lower center in brown ink: "Mrs Patty Goodman South Hadly[sic] / December 1792"
Description: 
Silhouette: Life-size (?) right-facing profile of female subject; ink wash within graphite outline on paper with handwritten inscription below.
Gallery Label: 
This profile portrait is one of about two dozen found among the papers of Benjamin Tappan, great-grandfather of the donor.
Credit Line: 
Gift of John K. Wright, 1945
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group