Antique miniature portraits of the Tormey-Holder Collection

 

 


American Artist: John Wood Dodge

 

 

Portrait miniature by John Wood Dodge of a Jacksonian era lady wearing coral jewelry.

Jacksonian Era Lady
Wearing Coral Jewelry

American
dated 1834*
by John Wood Dodge
(1807-1893)

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

watercolor on ivory; housed in a gilt copper case with cast foliate edging

*case is engraved to the reverse: "Oct. 29, 1834"

 

 

Portrait miniature by John Wood Dodge of a Jacksonian era lady wearing coral jewelry.

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 John Wood Dodge
(click photo for larger view and additional information):

 

Portrait miniature by John Wood Dodge of a Jacksonian era gentleman with blond hair and sideburns

Jacksonian Era Gentleman
Identified as James Laird
*

 

 

Portrait miniature by John Wood Dodge of Wiliam Richard Thomas Chaplain

William Richard Thomas Chaplain (1811-1840),
Painted Posthumously after a Full-Sized Portrait
in Oil on Canvas, Painted between 1837 and 1840, by
Jacques Guillaume Lucien Amans

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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