Inventory Descriptive Tag: Charles Samuel Herve II
A very nice large size cut and detailed paint embellished silhouette of a gentleman holding a book. Beautifully executed details added to the initial cutting. Pasted on paper with a gray and black watercolor planked floor. Signed by Charles Samuel Herve II ( 1785-1866) with the stencil “HERVE Artist 172 Oxford Street” on the front. Also stencilled on the reverse side and on the original back board. Sight size is 10 1/2″ x 7 1/8″. Excellent condition with some uniform background toning. Presented in what is likely its original frame and backboard.
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