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Lot 0949
Auguste Edouart
(French, active U.K., U.S., 1789-1861)

"Silhouette Portrait of Mr. Horace Gray, Esq., "Father of the Boston Public Garden" (1800-1873), His Wife and Children", 1841

paper cut-outs and ink wash on card
signed and dated lower margin, dated, localized and sitters identified en verso in period script.
Glazed and framed.
sight 8-1/2" x 12", framed 10" x 13-1/2"

Provenance: Doyle, New York, May 1, 2007, lot 3172; Estate of Dr. Carroll Ball, Jackson, Mississippi.

Literature: Mrs. Nevill Jackson, Ancestors in Silhouette Cut by Auguste Edouart. New York: John Lane Co., 1921, p. 206.


In generally very good condition with overall toning of paper and scattered pinprick-sized areas of foxing/discoloration. All consistent with age and material.

Buyer's Premium

  • 25%

Auguste Edouart (French, 1789-1861)

Estimate $1,000 - $1,500Jul 29, 2018
333 St. Joseph Street
New Orleans, LA 70130
United States
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