Unidentified Man: Silhouette

Object Number: 
Z.2489
Date: 
1770-1800
Medium: 
Black prepared paper cut-out, laid on beige paper
Dimensions: 
image height: 2 7/8 in. ( 7.3 cm ) sheet: 4 3/4 x 3 1/2 in. ( 12.1 x 8.9 cm )
Marks: 
inscription in pencil: on back: "Early silhouette"
Inscriptions: 
Verso inscribed at center in graphite: "Eng. silhouette", possibly indicating English origin
Description: 
Silhouette: Bust of male subject in right-facing profile; black cut-out silhouette on rectangular sheet of cream paper.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group