Charles Willson Peale - [Silhouette of man facing left, no. 9]
Bust silhouette portrait shows an unidentified man facing left. He has a prominent nose.
Blind stamp below image: Museum.
Cutting portraits, generally in profile, from black card became popular in the mid-18th century, though the term silhouette was seldom used until the early decades of the 19th century, and the tradition has continued under this name into the 21st century.