(First Half 19th Century)
Two Silhouette Family Portraits
paper cut-outs, the Edouart on card, the Brown heightened with gouache on lithograph
Auguste Edouart (French, active U.S./U.K., 1789-1861), "Portrait of Samuel and Anne Ramsden Roe at Their Recital, Leamington Hastings, Warwickshire", Oct. 28, 1837, dated and inscribed in keyhole cuts en verso, glass backing with "Collection of Mrs. Nevill Jackson"; and (Attr.) William Henry Brown (American/Charleston/Philadelphia, 1808-1883), "Family in Their Parlor".
Each glazed and framed, the latter in a period bird's-eye maple frame.
sights 9" x 13" and 13-1/4" x 14-1/4"; framed 13-1/4" x 17-1/4" and 16-1/2" x 17-1/2", respectively
Provenance: Edouart, Collection of Mrs. F. Nevill Jackson (1861-1947), London, U.K.
Both, Estate of Dr. Carroll Ball, Jackson, Mississippi.
Literature: The Edouart in Mrs. F. Nevill Jackson, Ancestors in Silhouette Cut by Auguste Edouart. New York: John Lane Co., 1921, p. 162.