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Lot 0950
Auguste Edouart
(French, active U.K., U.S., 1789-1861)

"Portrait Silhouette of Samuel Shaw Howland (1790-1853) and His Brother Gardner Green Howland (1787-1851) in Their Law Office in Washington Square, Lower Manhattan", Saratoga, Aug. 11, 1840

paper cut-outs on sepia/ink wash
signed, dated and localized lower right, sitters' names inscribed and titled on typewritten label en verso.
Matted, glazed and framed.
sight 11-1/4" x 9-1/4", framed 18-7/8" x 15-7/8"

Provenance: 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. 209.


In generally very good condition with overall toning and some scattered faint foxing. Some soiling along right edge. Small loss to paper at lower center edge - approx. 1/8". 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