AMERICAN, PROBABLY NEW ENGLAND, HOLLOW-CUT SILHOUETTES, LOT OF THREE, paper with black silk background, each bust-length depiction by the same unidentified hand, and each with watercolor highlights, the male sitters with additional cut-paper applique embellishment. Each housed under glass in likely original mustard-painted frame with pine backboard. Circa 1820-1840. 3" x 2 1/8" sight, 4 1/2" x 3 1/2" OA. Provenance: From a private Albemarle Co., VA collection.
Excellent condition overall with minor toning and foxing. Not examined out of frames.