Unidentified Man: Silhouette

Unidentified Man: Silhouette
Title
Unidentified Man: Silhouette
Date 
1820-1850
Medium 
Black prepared paper cut-out with gray wash, gold metallic pigment, and gouache, laid on card
Dimensions 
frame: 15 1/2 x 10 7/8 x 1 in. ( 39.4 x 27.6 x 2.5 cm ) image height: 9 in. ( 22.9 cm )
Description 
Silhouette: Full-length male figure in left-facing profile; cut out from hand-coated black paper, adhered overall to cream card backing; hair and details of costume in gold; wash used to indicate ground plane; rectangular gilded frame with cream mat.
Object Number 
Z.2510
Marks 
frame inscription: "Olds coll. II" in graphite
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group