John Seymour, Jr.: Silhouette
Gray wash and graphite on beige paper
inscription: on front: "Mr John Seymour Jun'r Pittsfield / January 1794"
Inscribed at lower center in brown ink: "Mr John Seymour junr Pittsfield / January 1794"
Silhouette: Life-size (?) right-facing profile of male subject; ink wash within outline in graphite on paper with handwritten description below.
This profile portrait is one of about two dozen found among the papers of Benjamin Tappan, great-grandfather of the donor.
Gift of John K. Wright, 1945
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.