Sarah Kollock: Silhouette

Sarah Kollock: Silhouette
Title
Sarah Kollock: 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: 4 1/4 in. ( 10.8 cm ) sheet: 4 7/8 x 4 1/8 in. ( 12.4 x 10.5 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.2564ee
Marks 
inscribed in ink: upper left: "No 31" inscribed in ink: lower left: "1803 / [SK] . . ." inscribed in pencil: lower center: "May . . ."
Inscriptions 
Silhouette inscribed at upper left in brown ink: "No 31"; at lower left: "1803 / [cut]"
Gallery Label 
The subject was apparently a resident of Elizabethtown, New Jersey.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group