Silhouette of an Unidentified Woman

Martha Ann Honeywell, American, 1786 - 1856

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1830

Silhouette, Cut black paper mounted on buff paper

Sheet: 4 × 4 1/4 in. (10.2 × 10.8 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Carolyn Kelley Evans, Class of 1978

2019.87.1

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Drawing

Classification

Drawing

On view

Inscription

Inscribed, in brown ink, across lower margin: Cut by M, Honeywell with the Mouth –; inscribed, in graphite, on frame reverse, along right edge: 3 ½ 4 ¼

Exhibition History

Oak Terrace Museum, Cedar Rapids, Iowa (dates unknown).

A Space for Dialogue, Images of Disability, Maeve McBride, Dartmouth Class of 2020, Conroy Intern, Alvin P. Gutman Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 9 - December 23, 2021.

Provenance

The artist; sold to [subjects]; by descent to Janette L. S. (1874–1967) and Frederick G. (1874–1971) Murray, Cedar Rapids, Iowa; to Winifred Murray Kelley, 1918–2017; to Carolyn Kelley Evans, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; given to present collection, 2019.

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