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[George Washington] Eglomise Silhouette Profile Portrait of George Washington on Glass. American, ca. 1790s/1800s. A reverse painted silhouette of a profile portrait bust of Washington, possibly from life, backed on period paper with a water colored wreath surrounding the portrait and eglomise mat with gold flake detail. In a contemporary frame backed with one solid piece of wood, 15 x 13”. Minor flaking of paint, else a fine example. A rare piece of early Americana. Provenance: Violet Virginia Jirousek (1902-1996).
Eglomise Silhouette Profile Portrait of George Washington on Glass.
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