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Auguste Edouart
(French, act. U.K., U.S., 1789-1861)

Four English Portrait Silhouettes

each paper cut-out on card
each signed and dated
including "Thomas Clarsly(?) of Edgbaston", 1832, 9-1/2" x 7-1/4"; "Gentleman in a Top Hat with Cane", 1827, sight 10" x 7"; "Reverend John F. Pilgrim of Cheltenhamshire and Barbados", 1829, sitter identified en recto and in "keyhole cuts" en verso, glass backing with "Collection of Mrs. F. Nevill Jackson" stamp, sight 11" x 6-1/2"; "(Probably) Kinswoman of John Wiltshire of Shockerwick Hall, near Bath", 1828, titled on frame backing, sight 10-3/4" x 7".
Each glazed and framed.
framed 12-1/3" x 9-5/8" to 16-3/4" x 12-1/2"

Provenance: Pilgrim and Wiltshire Kinswoman silhouettes, Peggy McClard American and Folk Art, Houston, Texas.
All four silhouettes, Estate of Dr. Carroll Ball, Jackson, Mississippi.

Literature: Pilgrim silhouette, Mrs. Nevill Jackson, Ancestors in Silhouette Cut by Auguste Edouart. New York: John Lane Co., 1921, p. 159.

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Auguste Edouart, (French, 1789-1861)

Estimate $400 - $700Nov 8, 2018