[Découpage with silhouettes of the Duke of Grafton, the Duchess of Grafton, and Voltaire] [art original].

Published/Created:
[England]
[1761 or 1762]
Physical Description:
1 item : collage ; sheet 22 x 15 cm
Notes:
The silhouette of the Duchess of Grafton with a child in a cradle to her left, annotated in Horace Walpole's hand: "Anne Duchess of Grafton cut at Geneva by Monsieur Hubert [sic] 1762".
Possibly the silhouette sent to Walpole 1772 Nov. 15. See Yale edition of Horace Walpole's Correspondence, v. 5, p. 439.
Jean Huber (1721-1786), Swiss silhouette artist.
Consult with curator.
Four works matted together: Jean Huber's Découpage with three silhouettes; Lady Catherine Hamilton's, Découpage in the manner of Monsieur Huber; Collage of Walpoliana; Lady Catherine Hamilton's, Découpage with women, children, and dancers.
Abstract:
Four pages mounted together with two pages (left and right) of silhouettes in three rows cut from white cardboard and mounted on a single sheet of black. The second sheet from the right includes a silhouette in profileAt the top of the sheet, the Duke of Grafton; in the middle the Duchess of Grafton; at the bottom, Voltaire.
Associated Names:
Huber, Jean, 1721-1786 [Artist]
Topics:
Grafton, Augustus Henry Fitzroy, Duke of, 1735-1811
Upper Ossory, Anne Liddell Fitzpatrick, Countess of, d.1804
Voltaire, 1694-1778
Walpole, Horace, 1717-1797
Language:
English
Genre:
Collages
Silhouettes -- Swiss -- 18th century
Format:
Image
Content Type:
Prints & Photographs
Rights:
These images are provided for study purposes only. For publication or other use of images from the Library's collection, please contact the Lewis Walpole Library at walpole@yale.edu. Further details on the Library's photoduplication policy are available at http://www.library.yale.edu/walpole/html/research/rights_reproductions.html
Call Number:
SH Contents H877 no. 1++ Box 305
Orbis Record:
8948622
Yale Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Digital Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Local Record Number:
lwlpr29347
Citation:
Jean Huber, Découpage with Silhouettes of the Duke of Grafton, Duchess of Grafton, and Voltaire. The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University.
Volume/Enumeration:
Digital version
OID:
10996720
PID:
digcoll:552017