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

Portrait Silhouettes of Three Scholars

paper cut-outs
including two with mortarboards, the first holding one, the second wearing one, frame backing of first with "Wright Howes, Chicago, IL" label; and a gentleman with a book identified as "John Cockburn, Esq. (1784-1862), of Doune Terrace, Edinburgh", the first two signed and dated 1828, the third with the sitter's name and locale inscribed in a "keyhole" cut en verso.
sights 10-1/2" x 6-1/2", 10-1/2" x 5-1/2" and 10-1/2" x 6-7/8, respectively.
Each glazed and framed.
framed 13-1/4" x 9-1/4", 14" x 9-1/2" and 12-1/2" x 8-3/4", respectively

Provenance: Scholar holding mortarboard, Wright Howes, Chicago, Illinois.
Both scholars, Peggy McClard American and Folk Art, Houston, Texas.
Cockburn silhouette, Collection of Mrs. F. Nevill Jackson (1861-1947), London, U.K.; Doyle, New York, May 1, 2007, lot 3172.
All four, 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. 125

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Auguste Edouart, (French, 1789-1861)

Estimate $400 - $700Nov 8, 2018
New Orleans, LA, USA