Regency Era Doctor of Divinity | Michael's Museum

Antique miniature portraits of the Tormey-Holder Collection

 

 


English: Artist Unknown

 

 

Miniature Portrait of a Regency Era Theologian, Depicted in His Study -- artist unknown


Regency Era Theologian, Depicted in His Study
Wearing the Black Robes and Mortarboard of a Doctor of Divinity

English
circa 1820
Artist unknown

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

watercolor on ivory; housed in a gilt metal pendant frame

Depicted is a Georgian Era theologian. He wears the black robes and mortarboard of a doctor of divinity; and he gestures to a bible, open to the passage of 1 John 5:7, which reads, "For there are three that bear record in heaven, the Father, the Word, and the Holy Ghost: and these three are one."


Attribution Advice Welcomed: Do you recognize aspects of this miniature portrait that you believe should be attributed to a specific artist that we have failed to consider? If so, we welcome your thoughts and suggestions and invite you to contact us.

 

 

 

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