Samuel Houghton (British, died 1796)
A silhouette of Frances Yate, profile to the left, wearing fichu, her hair worn à la Conseilleur tied with a large ribbon bow.
Painted on plaster, turned pearwood frame, the reverse with trade label, Sue McKechnie Collection label and label inscribed with the sitter's details.
Oval, 87mm (3 7/16in) high
Provenance: The Sue McKechnie Collection, no.288
Literature: S. McKechnie, British Silhouette Artists and their work 1760-1860, 1978, p.649, pl.1257