Augustus Day, Painted Silhouette of John H. Franberger

Augustus Day, Painted Silhouette of John H. Franberger

Day’s painted silhouettes are among the rarest and most highly regarded American Silhouettes. This example, in its original gilt frame with the typical “day” eglomise mat, is signed in pencil just below the shoulder and identified and dated on the back.

Philadelphia, 1834 c.H: 8.25"W: 7.25"Reference number: 25452