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
Lot 87
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
Sold for £625 (US$ 1,050) inc. premium
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Lot Details
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
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