William Buckland and his wife Mary and son Frank, Examining Buckland's Natural History Collection.
Auguste Edouart (French, 1789–1861)
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.)
Medium or Technique
Silhouette, cut black paper pasted down on cream paper ground; a few elaborations in black pen and wash
Not On View
Executed in England
Names of sitters inscribed in verso.
Lower left margin in pen: Augn Edouart fecit 18 . ."
signed and dated in ink at bottom left - date appears to be 1828
1966, sold by Marika's Antiques, Boston, to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 14, 1966)
Mary L. Smith Fund