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Unidentified Man: Silhouette

Object Number: 
Z.2349
Date: 
c. 1828
Medium: 
Black prepared paper cut-out, with gold metallic pigment and graphite, laid on card
Dimensions: 
card: 4 5/8 x 3 1/4 in. ( 11.7 x 8.3 cm ) image height: 3 1/8 in. ( 7.9 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: on back: "Gallery of Cuttings. / Cut by MASTER HANKES / With Scissors"
Inscriptions: 
Verso stamped in black ink: "Gallery of Cuttings. / cut by / MASTER HANKES / With Scissors."
Description: 
Silhouette: Bust of male subject in left-facing profile, cut by hand from black paper, with details of hair, costume, ear, and eyeglasses in gold-colored ink/watercolor; affixed to rectangular cream card.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group