AUGUSTE EDOUART FRENCH 1789 1861 FULL LENGTH CUT OUT SILHOUETTE OF GENTLEMAN 1833


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Fine Arts Silhouette

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AUGUSTE EDOUART (FRENCH, 1789-1861), FULL LENGTH CUT OUT SILHOUETTE OF A GENTLEMAN, 1833, H 7 3/4" >

A FULL LENGTH CUT OUT SILHOUETTE MOUNTED ON A LITHOGRAPHIC-PRINTED STIFF WOVE CARD, SIGNED AND DATED "AUG EDOUART FECIT 1833" IN BROWN INK LOWER LEFT, FRAMED UNDER GLASS. VERSO RETAINS LABEL FROM A. EWENS (ALFRED GEORGE EWENS) OF 133 SOUTHGATE STREET, GLOUCESTER, ENGLAND. SIGHT: 10 1/2" X 7" FRAME: 13 3/4" X 10 3/4" PROVENANCE: COLLECTION OF REX LAMOREAUX (1919-2008), DETROIT, MI. DONATED TO THE OAKLAND COUNTY PIONEER AND HISTORICAL SOCIETY, PONTIAC, MI.


Condition:
Figure appears to have pencil-shading applied by feet. Having varying degrees of uneven light and backboard staining, occasional scattered foxing, and toning to printed background. Some isolated areas of what looks like water staining, and an area of darker discoloration running down the left side of the background. Areas of loss noticeable throughout to painted frame. (MK)
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