Aaron Wright, Jr.: Silhouette

Aaron Wright, Jr.: Silhouette
Aaron Wright, Jr.: Silhouette
Aaron Wright, Jr.: Silhouette
Aaron Wright, Jr.: Silhouette
Title
Aaron Wright, Jr.: Silhouette
Date 
1794
Medium 
Gray wash and graphite on beige paper
Dimensions 
sheet: 12 1/2 x 7 3/4 in. ( 31.8 x 19.7 cm )
Description 
Silhouette: Life-size (?) right-facing profile of male subject; ink wash within outline in graphite on paper with handwritten description below.
Credit Line 
Gift of John K. Wright, 1945
Object Number 
Z.2426
Marks 
inscription: on front: "Mr Aaron Wright jun'r Northampton / Jan 7 - 1794"
Inscriptions 
Inscribed at lower center in brown ink: "Mr Aaron Wright junr Northampton / Jany -- 1794"
Gallery Label 
This profile portrait is one of about two dozen found among the papers of Benjamin Tappan, great-grandfather of the donor.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group