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Profile of a Man

William James Hubard

Decorative Arts and Design

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Painted paper cut-out mounted to wove paper in papier-mâché frame with brass hanger
  • Place Made: United States
  • DATES ca. 1835
    DIMENSIONS 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)
    INSCRIPTIONS Inscribed in pencil on paper backing, "Cut without scissors / by / Master Hubard [sic] / without / Drawing or machine"
    CREDIT LINE Bequest of Samuel E. Haslett
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION 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.
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
    CAPTION 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)
    IMAGE overall, CUR.20.964.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 6/16/2008
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