Four Hollow-cut Silhouette Portraits
- Sold for:
- American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2509
- Date / Time :
- August 15, 2010 10:00AM
Four Hollow-cut Silhouette Portraits, a pair depicting a man and woman, each with impressed oval "Todd's Patent" mark under the bust for Isaac Todd (American, ac. 1807-1812), (toning), sight size 4 x 2 3/4 in., in molded bird's-eye maple frames; and a silhouette of a lady and a small silhouette of a gentleman, both with graphite details on their hair and collars, (toning, minor foxing), sight size 3 1/2 x 3 in., in period molded giltwood frames.
Provenance: The portrait of the gentleman by Isaac Todd has two typewritten labels affixed to the back indicating the pair was purchased from T.J. Kurtz, July 24, 1934, by a Mr. Reidenbach, and was once in the possession of Miss Lillian Russell and bought at the American Art Galleries' Russell sale in 1922.