(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.