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Unidentified Seated Man: Silhouette

Object Number: 
Z.2343
Date: 
1842
Medium: 
Black prepared paper cut-out, white gouache, and graphite, laid on yellow prepared paper with lithographic background and brown wash
Dimensions: 
frame: 14 1/8 x 10 1/2 x 7/8 in. ( 35.9 x 26.7 x 2.2 cm ) image: 10 5/8 x 7 1/4 in. ( 27 x 18.4 cm )
Marks: 
signature and date: lower right: "Aug'st Edouart fecit 1842. / Boston"
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower right in brown ink: "aug.st Edouart. fecit 1842. / Boston U.S."
Description: 
Silhouette: Seated, left-facing male figure in black cut-out paper with fine linear detailing, affixed to cream paper with lithographed domestic interior with piano in background at right and large window at left, yellow printed background with white highlights left in reserve; rectangular wooden frame.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group