Albert Gallatin (1761-1849): Silhouette
Black ink and gouache on paper
frame: 9 x 8 x 1 1/2 in. ( 22.9 x 20.3 x 3.8 cm )
image height: 4 1/8 in. ( 10.5 cm )
Silhouette: Bust of male subject in left-facing profile; reverse painedt black glass with oval window gilded rectangular frame.
signature: below bust: "R. F. FECIT"
inscription: on label affixed to back: "Albert Gallatin / by / Robert Fulton / Inscribed under glass A. Gallatin 1812"
Signed and inscribed at lower right of center in brown ink: "R. F. FECIT"; at lower right: "A Gallatin 1812"
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