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Cut Sihoulette of Dancing Man and Woman by Charles Handrup

Cut Sihoulette of Dancing Man and Woman by Charles Handrup


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Directory: Fine Art: Mixed Media: Silhouettes: Pre 1910: Item # 1378572

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Slightly Bawdy Cut Sihoulette of dancing man and woman by Charles Handrup, signed and located "Paris" and dated "1909"

Sight Size: 6.5" x 8.5"
Frame: 13" x 14.25"

Handrup was a Danish Silhouettist who lived in London between the wars. For years he ran a Silhouette Parlour at D.H.Evans Department Store in Oxford Street. Handrup was awarded a silver medal at the Empire Exhibition at Londons Crystal Palace. Printed on the reverse of some of his poatcards is the statement: : " This Silhouette Portrait is executed entirely freehand by Handrup, who begs to observe that his likenesses are executed by the Scissors alone and are preferable to any taken by machines inasmuch by the Scissor process the passions and peculiarities of Character are brought more into action. Silver Medal awarded Festival of Empire Crystal Palace 1911. "