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Auguste Edouart
(French, active U.K., U.S., 1789-1861)

"Portrait Silhouette of Rev. Dr. Robert Gordon of the High Church of Edinburgh (1786-1853), His Wife and Their Children Robert, Alex, James, Campbell, Isabella, Jane and Janet", Edinburgh, Scotland, August 1830

paper cut-outs on sepia/ink wash
signed and dated lower center.
Glazed in a period bird's-eye maple frame.
sight 17-3/4" x 27-5/8", framed 23" x 32-3/4"

Provenance: Estate of Dr. Carroll Ball, Jackson, Mississippi.

Literature: Mrs. F. Nevill Jackson, Ancestors in Silhouette Cut by Auguste Edouart. New York: John Lane Co., 1921, p. 179.


In generally very good condition with overall toning of paper. A few scattered areas of foxing. Vertical abrading/loss to paper surface at lower right. Some soiling/discoloration in areas between two male figures. All consistent with age and material.

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Auguste Edouart (French, 1789-1861)

Estimate $2,000 - $4,000Jul 28, 2018
New Orleans, LA, USA