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William James Hubbard (Virginia, 1807-1862) Pair of Silhouettes of a Man and a Woman

Auction:
3121M
Lot:
543
Sold for:
$308$250

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3121M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 13, 2018 4:30PM

Description:

William James Hubbard (Virginia, 1807-1862)

Pair of Silhouettes of a Man and a Woman
Unsigned, but with artist's label on back board of the man.
Hollow-cut silhouettes with gold highlights, 4 x 3 in., in figured maple veneer frames.
Condition: Minor toning.
Provenance: The Collection of Robert Cooney.
Estimate $300-500


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Keywords

Robert Cooney, William James Hubbard, Cooney, Optics, Oral literature, Paper art, Photographic techniques, Shadows, Silhouette, Vocal music

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