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Unidentified Seated Man: Silhouette

Unidentified Seated Man: Silhouette
Unidentified Seated Man: Silhouette
Title
Unidentified Seated Man: Silhouette
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 )
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.
Object Number 
Z.2343
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."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group