Vintage Reverse Hand Painted on Glass Silhouette of Victorian Era Lady - Illinois Artist Signed - image 1 of 4

Silhouette images have been poplar since the early 1800's to commemorate famous people or family members. During the period of 1920-1950 various companies introduced machine-made reverse painted silhouettes, many for use as promotional advertising items for a specific company with their name and contract information included as part of the design.

This gorgeous silhouette, circa 1940's, of a gracious Victorian lady is reverse hand painted on glass and signed by the artist. The subject, painted in black, shows a full length view of the lady with delicate lace over-skirt, sleeves, hair adornment and large fan. The background is pale tan patterned foil. It is framed in it's original wood, gold painted frame.
The silhouette, including frame, measures 7 5/8" in width and 9 1/2" in length. It is signed in the lower right-hand corner "Arlie" for Arlie Patterson, an artist who lived in Northern Illinois. There are no condition issues.

ITEM ID
RL0004415
MEDIA
Glass
STYLE
Victorian
ITEM TYPE
Vintage

Brys Antiques

Vintage Reverse Hand Painted on Glass Silhouette of Victorian Era Lady - Illinois Artist Signed

$79


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