AMERICAN HOLLOW-CUT SILHOUETTE, OF RICHMOND, VA ASSOCIATION, paper with black fabric backing, a bust-length depiction of a young woman with extensive watercolor and pencil highlights, executed by the same artist responsible for the pair of profiles in lot 411 of this sale. Housed under glass with reverse-painted matte in a period black-painted frame. Reportedly from the Bryant family of Richmond, VA. Circa 1820-1840. 4 1/4" x 3 1/4" sight, 5" x 3 3/4" OA. Provenance: From a private Albemarle Co., VA collection.
Profile in very good condition with minor toning. Frame with very minor wear to edges. Reverse-painting to glass possibly later.