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Framed Pair of Double Silhouette Portraits of a Man and a Woman

Auction:
2509
Lot:
664
Sold for:
$4,740$4,000

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2509
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 15, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

Framed Pair of Double Silhouette Portraits of a Man and a Woman, America, c. 1825, hollow-cut silhouettes with watercolor and graphite details, backed with black paper, both women wearing a red dress, one holds a book, the other a fan, the men wearing black jackets and cravats, (toning, foxing, stains), in mahogany veneer frames, 7 1/2 x 9 in. overall.
Estimate $1,500-2,500

Keywords

Book collecting, Graphite, Silhouette, Watercolor painting

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