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Johanna Maria ("Jenny") Lind (1820-1887) and Hans Christian Andersen (1805-1875): Silhouette

Object Number: 
INV.4153
Date: 
1850-1875
Medium: 
Black ink with touches of white gouache on beige paper
Dimensions: 
frame: 15 5/8 x 12 1/2 x 1/2 in. ( 39.7 x 31.8 x 1.3 cm ) image: 8 1/2 x 8 in. ( 21.6 x 20.3 cm )
Marks: 
printed: on front: "Jenny Lind was admired by Hans Christian / Andersen. In Berlin, 1845, he expected to be invited to spend Christmas Eve with her. Be- / cause of his popularity, she supposed he would / have many invitations and refrained from asking / h
Description: 
Silhouette: Full-length male and female figures on either side of a small Christmas tree supported on a table; black ink on cream paper
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group