Object Detail

Silhouette, cut-out black paper with watercolour detail, adhered to rectangular sheet of cream paper. The image depicts a full length profile portrait of a standing man. He stands with both gloved hands by his sides, one hand is holding a top hat. His feet are placed slightly apart. The man has short hair swept forward, with bushy sideburns and a prominent nose. He wears a coat with tails, a high collar, and pants. The suggestion of a shadow is painted at his feet.

The painting is not titled, signed or dated.

From the estate of Miss Julie Tomlinson (c1876-1962).
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Silhouette/Art/Communication Artifacts/Nomenclature
Composition = Height x Width (mm) = 272 x 180mm
Measurement Description
Composition = 272 h x 180 w
Media and Materials
Credit Line
Silhouette of man II. Watercolour. Nelson Provincial Museum Collection: A1676.2 AC914

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