A profile of an unknown Gentleman

RICHARD JORDEN (worked from c.1779-1785)

A profile of an unknown Gentleman

c. 1780 United Kingdom

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In profile to the right wearing coat and fine lace collar, hair tied in pigtail
cut-out on card, pearwood frame with crenellated gilded border
Jorden's work as a silhouettist working on glass is well recorded but his work as a cutter of silhouettes has only recently come to light. The bust line on this profile is identical to those found on Jorden's glass silhouettes
Good, small split to base of frame
Bonhams; Harman Collection of Silhouettes, 30th June, 1998, lot 8
Height 4.25 inch (10.79 cm)
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cut out on card
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