Samuel Verplanck (?): Silhouette
Black prepared paper cut-out, laid on beige lithographed heavy paper with white gouache, laid on card
frame: 10 1/8 x 5 3/4 x 7/8 in. ( 25.7 x 14.6 x 2.2 cm )
image: 8 1/2 x 4 1/8 in. ( 21.6 x 10.5 cm )
Silhouette: Full-length male figure wearing long cape and holding top hat in front of him, in left-facing profile; black paper cut-out on lithographed beige paper ground which has been cut down from original size, adhered overall to beige card; rectangular wood frame.
Gift of Mrs. Bayard Verplanck
inscribed in ink, verso: "...kill-on-Hudson N.Y."
inscribed in pencil: on cardboard backing of frame: "Prob. cut by / A. Edouart / Silhouette of / Samuel / Verplanck"
typewritten label: affixed to cardboard backing: "GIFT OF MRS. BAYARD VERPLANCK"
Card inscribed on verso at upper left in brown ink (cut): "kill-on-Hudson N.Y."
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