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Ann Van Nest (b. 1810): Silhouette

Ann Van Nest (b. 1810): Silhouette
Ann Van Nest (b. 1810): Silhouette
Title
Ann Van Nest (b. 1810): Silhouette
Date 
1833
Medium 
Black prepared paper cut-out, laid on card
Dimensions 
frame: 16 1/4 x 11 x 3/4 in. ( 41.3 x 27.9 x 1.9 cm ) image height: 9 3/4 in. ( 24.8 cm )
Description 
Silhouette: Full-length female figure with head in left-facing profile; black paper cut-out mounted on cream paper with cream mat in rectangular, black-painted wood frame.
Credit Line 
Gift of Miss Mary Bussing, 1935
Object Number 
Z.2502
Marks 
inscribed in ink: on back:
Inscriptions 
Verso inscribed at center in black ink: "Miss Ann Van Nest / (Daughter of Abraham Van Nest) / Aged 20 years / 1830 / Married / John Schermerhorn Bussing / 1833"
Gallery Label 
Ann Van Nest was the daughter of Abraham Van Nest. She married John Schermerhorn Bussing in 1833.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group