W. Phelps (British, fl.circa 1784-circa 1791)
A silhouette of an Officer, profile to the left, his hair en queue, wearing plumed hat with cockade, uniform with pale facings and epaulette, a sword at his hip.
Painted on plaster in shades of grey, hammered brass frame.
Oval, 89mm (3 1/2in) high
Provenance: The Peggy Hickman Collection; Christie's, 12 May 1993, lot 66
The Shirley North Collection; Bonhams, 14 June 2000, lot 60
Literature: P. Hickman, Silhouettes, 1968, p.19