American: Artist Unknown
Early American Lady Wearing a
Lace Bonnet with a Blue Ribbon
1 x 1 3/16 inches
watercolor on ivory; housed under glass** in a gold brooch
Formerly a holding of the collection of Dr. and Mrs. Michael A. Abrams of Baltimore, Maryland
*It has been suggested that this miniature might be by John Singleton Copley.
**The glass lens has experienced an unfortunate scratch, visible from the subject's forehead to the top of her bonnet, causing shadowing on the image below.