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Attributed to the Puffy Sleeve Artist, (American, active c. 1830) Miniature Silhouette Portrait of a Woman Wearing a Pink Dress Holding

Auction:
2230
Lot:
96
Sold for:
$2,585$2,200

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Auction:
Sale #2230 - 2230
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
February 22, 2004 11:00AM

Description:

Attributed to the Puffy Sleeve Artist, (American, active c. 1830)

Miniature Silhouette Portrait of a Woman Wearing a Pink Dress Holding a Book. Unsigned. Hollow-cut profile head and watercolor two-thirds frontal posture portrait on paper, the figure wearing a comb in her hair, a pink dress, a white organdy shawl, and a blue ribbon necklace and sash, sight size 3 1/2 x 2 5/8 in., in a molded giltwood frame with rope inset. Condition: Toning.

Note: A partial penciled inscription on the back reads "pink cape."
Estimate $800-1,200

Keywords

Puffy Sleeve Artist , Hollow-cut profile head , Silhouette