Antique miniature portraits of the Tormey-Holder Collection



American Artist: Julius Rubens Ames



Portrait miniature by Julius Rubens Ames of a gray-haired Jacksonian era gentleman

Gray-Haired Jacksonian Era Gentleman

circa 1825
by Julius Rubens Ames (1801-1850)

2 x 2 3/8 inches (sight)

watercolor on ivory; housed under glass in a gilt
copper case with a cast foliate border and bail



A view of the portrait outside its case, allowing its colors and
brush strokes to be seen more clearly without the distortion or
reflection typically caused by the glass lens of a miniature's case
(Click + symbol above for an enlarged view)



Other portraits in the Tormey-Holder Collection by Julius Rubens Ames
(click photos for larger views and additional information):


Redheaded Jacksonian Era Gentleman






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