Unidentified Man: Silhouette

Object Number: 
Z.2514
Date: 
c. 1824
Medium: 
Black prepared paper cut-out, gold metallic pigment, laid on card, with black ink and wash
Dimensions: 
frame: 12 1/8 x 8 1/8 x 7/8 in. ( 30.8 x 20.6 x 2.2 cm ) image height: 9 in. ( 22.9 cm )
Marks: 
impressed: lower left: "TAKEN AT / THE HUBARD / GALLERY" (inside oval) typewritten label: affixed to back of frame: "Unidentified / Silhouette" printed label: affixed to back of frame: "MAX W[ILLI]AMS / 538 MADISON AVE / BET / 54 & 55 ST / NEW YORK"
Inscriptions: 
Embossed at lower left: "TAKEN AT / THE HUBARD / GALLERY"
Description: 
Silhouette: Full-length male figure in right-facing profile; free-hand black paper cut-out with highlights in gold, affixed to cream paper with wash to indicate ground plane; rectangular gilded frame.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group