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British/American School
(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.


Both in generally very good condition with overall toning of paper. Large family group with areas of abrading to paper surface; upper right above boy's head, mid-left edge, small area to left of chin. All consistent with age and material.

Buyer's Premium

  • 25%

British/American School (First Half 19th Century)

Estimate $1,000 - $1,500Jul 28, 2018