Miss Charlotte Addington (1801-1870)

27th January 2022

  This signed work is the only known silhouette by Charlotte Addington to have been recorded. The small figures are cut as a single piece from glossy black paper and have been laid onto cream silk. It is an accomplished piece as the figures are well-balanced with each one showing movement. The stiffness of straight lines often associated with amateur profiles has been successfully avoided. Charlotte may have been inspired to try her hand at… (show more)

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