Profile of a Man
William James Hubard
Decorative Arts and Design
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
Painted paper cut-out mounted to wove paper in papier-mâché frame with brass hanger
Image (sight): 3 3/8 x 2 3/4 in. (8.6 x 7 cm)
Frame: 5 3/4 x 4 7/8 in. (14.6 x 12.4 cm) (show scale)
Inscribed in pencil on paper backing, "Cut without scissors / by / Master Hubard [sic] / without / Drawing or machine"
Bequest of Samuel E. Haslett
Silhouette of a man facing right. Black paper cut out and mounted on white paper frame of black papier-mâché with gilt hanger with cornucopia of leaves and fruit.
Condition: Fair, stained and discolored.
William James Hubard (American, born England, 1807-1862). Profile of a Man, ca. 1835. Painted paper cut-out mounted to wove paper in papier-mâché frame with brass hanger, Image (sight): 3 3/8 x 2 3/4 in. (8.6 x 7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Bequest of Samuel E. Haslett, 20.964 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.20.964.jpg)
. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 6/16/2008
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