William Buckland and his wife Mary and son Frank, Examining Buckland's Natural History Collection.

about 1828–29
Auguste Edouart (French, 1789–1861)


Dimensions

Sight: 31.8 x 43.2 cm (12 1/2 x 17 in.) Framed: 42.5 x 43.8 x 2.5 cm (16 3/4 x 17 1/4 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

66.964

Medium or Technique

Silhouette, cut black paper pasted down on cream paper ground; a few elaborations in black pen and wash

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silhouettes

Executed in England

Inscription

Names of sitters inscribed in verso.
Lower left margin in pen: Augn Edouart fecit 18 . ."

Signed

signed and dated in ink at bottom left - date appears to be 1828

Provenance

1966, sold by Marika's Antiques, Boston, to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 14, 1966)

Credit Line

Mary L. Smith Fund