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Unidentified Man: Silhouette

Object Number: 
Z.2529
Date: 
c. 1835
Medium: 
Black ink and gouache on card
Dimensions: 
frame: 6 7/8 x 6 1/8 x 1 in. ( 17.5 x 15.6 x 2.5 cm ) image height: 2 5/8 in. ( 6.7 cm )
Marks: 
signature: below bust: "Field 2 Strand" label: on back of frame: "BY APPOINTMENT. / J. FIELD, / Profilist / To their Majesties & H.R.H. the Princess Augusta, / No. 2, STRAND, LONDON. / Two Doors East from Northumberland House. / Upwards of Thirty Years s
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower center on black ink: "Field 2 Strand"; printed label on verso: "BY APPOINTMENT. / J. FIELD, / Profilist / To their Majesties & H.R.H. the Princess Augusta, / No. 2, STRAND, LONDON. / Two Doors East from Northumberland House. / Upwards of Thirty Years sole Profile Painter & late of the / firm of Miers & Field..."
Description: 
Silhouette: Bust of male subject in right-facing profile; painted in black, gray, and deep ocher on cream card; rectangular wood frame, original to silhouette.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group