Antique miniature portraits of the Tormey-Holder Collection

 

 


American: Artist Unknown

 

 

Portrait miniature of a young girl of the Dennison Family of Mystic, Connecticut -- artist unknown

Young Girl of the Dennison Family of Mystic, Connecticut,*
Depicted in an Interesting Front-On Pose

American
circa 1845
Artist unknown

1 7/8 x 2 3/8 inches (sight)

watercolor on ivory; housed under glass in a later (ca. 1900) frame of gilt brass

*While her exact identity isn't known, this young lady is known to be a member of the Dennison Family, one of the most prominent families in the eastern Connecticut region, with roots in Mystic, Connecticut dating back to 1654.

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 


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