A. M. Garsigues(?): Silhouette

Title:
A. M. Garsigues(?): Silhouette
Date: 
1806
Medium: 
Hollow-cut beige paper laid on white paper, mounted in an album of 50 folios containing 91 silhouettes, 24 blank folios, and a two page list of sitters
Dimensions: 
image height: 2 7/8 in. ( 7.3 cm ) sheet: 4 3/4 x 3 3/4 in. ( 12.1 x 9.5 cm )
Description: 
Bust of male subject in right-facing profile; hollow-cut from rectangular sheet of cream paper; mounted in album containing a total of ninety-one silhouettes.
Credit Line: 
Gift of an Anonymous Donor, 1948
Object Number: 
Z.2564ii
Inscriptions: 
Silhouette inscribed at upper left in brown ink: "No 35"; at lower left: "R. H. 1806"; at lower right: "Reuben Haines"; embossed at lower center reversed: "Museum"
Provenance: 
Peale's Museum
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group