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Silhouette Portrait of Ralph Waldo Emerson

Auction:
2267
Lot:
451
Sold for:
$176$150

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2267
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
February 20, 2005 11:00AM

Description:

Silhouette Portrait of Ralph Waldo Emerson, Boston, late 19th century, the black silhouette cut-out and applied to white paper, a note affixed to the reverse reads "An early portrait of Ralph Waldo Emerson scissored out by a A.S. Prentice of Boylston Street, rather larger than the one loaned him by J.G. Apples by J.G.C. for an Emerson book published by him about 1882," 4 3/4 x 3 1/2 in. (sight), framed.
Estimate $300-500

Keywords

Ralph Waldo Emerson, Boylston Street, Emerson, Lecturers, Silhouette

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