Abigail Briese: Silhouette
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Silhouette inscribed at upper right in brown ink: "No 49"; at lower left: "A. B. 1804 / Æt. 23."
Hollow-cut beige paper with blue paper underlay, laid on a folio in an album of 50 folios containing 91 silhouettes, 24 blank folios, and a two page list of sitters
image height: 2 7/8 in. ( 7.3 cm )
sheet: 4 5/16 x 3 5/16 in. ( 11 x 8.4 cm )
Bust of female subject in right-facing profile; hollow-cut from cream sheet of paper with rounded corners; mounted in album containing a total of ninety-one silhouettes.
Gift of an Anonymous Donor, 1948
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