William Mooney (1756-1831): Silhouette
Hollow-cut beige paper with faded black textile underlay
image height: 2 1/2 in. ( 6.4 cm )
sheet: 5 1/8 x 4 1/4 in. ( 13 x 10.8 cm )
Silhouette: Bust of male subject in left-facing profile; hollow-cut from beige paper with black (now faded) textile backing.
Gift of the children of Henry A. Stimson, through Miss Dorothy Stimson, 1942
inscription in pencil: on front: "Mooney"
embossed: below bust: "PEALE'S MUSEUM"
Inscribed at lower left in graphite: "Mooney"; embossed at lower center: "PEALES MUSEUM", below a spread eagle
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