Lot 81
American School (19th century), Three Silhouettes and a Portrait Miniature
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Including (2) hollow cut portrait silhouettes of an unidentified gentleman and a lady, both with watercolor / gouache embellishment, presented in matching wood frames; the third silhouette of a lady in a period silver gilt frame, inscribed on the verso "Peal M.," possibly reference to the Peale Museum; the fourth a portrait miniature in watercolor / gouache, depicting a lady in black dress and hat, with ink inscriptions and dates to verso, framed behind glass with oval matting.

Frame dimension 8 x 6 7/8 in. (largest)

Private Collection, Clarksville, Virginia

Each with some toning to sheet; two female silhouettes with some staining to paper; gentleman with some tears and wrinkling; portrait miniature with small tear to lower left edge.