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Silhouette Portrait of a Lady in a Blue Dress

Auction:
2509
Lot:
668
Sold for:
$1,659$1,400

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

Description:

Silhouette Portrait of a Lady in a Blue Dress, America, c. 1830, unsigned, hollow-cut paper applied to black paper with watercolor details, including red beaded necklace and green sash on the blue dress, (toning), 3 5/8 x 3 1/4 in., in a period molded giltwood frame.
Estimate $300-500

The silhouette was applied to a piece of black paper at time of rendering, the toned shadow of the paper shows through to the surface.

Keywords

Silhouette, Watercolor painting

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