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Lot 0948
Auguste Edouart
(French, active U.K., U.S., 1789-1861)

Three Portrait Silhouettes of Distinguished Bostonians, 1840-1841

each paper cut-out with sepia/ink wash ground
including "Dr. Charles Fletcher", 9-1/2" x 7-3/8", "Margaret Baker", 10-1/4" x 7-7/8", and "Samuel Nicholson", 9-7/8" x 7-1/2", each signed, dated, localized and inscribed with sitter's name.
Each glazed and framed.
framed 11-1/2" x 9-1/2", 12-1/2" x 10-1/2" and 11-3/4" x 9-3/4", respectively

Provenance: Nicholson silhouette, Hanes and Ruskin, Old Lyme, Connecticut.
All three silhouettes, Estate of Dr. Carroll Ball, Jackson, Mississippi.


All three in generally good condition with overall toning of paper. "Man with Teacup": Abrading to paper at lower right and left. "Woman": Discoloration along upper edge and scattered pinprick-sized areas of discoloration. Man with Cane: Cluster of foxing mid-left at edge with scattered other pinprick-sized areas of foxing. All consistent with age and material.

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Auguste Edouart (French, 1789-1861)

Estimate $1,000 - $1,500Jul 29, 2018
New Orleans, LA, USA