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 of its case, allowing the
colors and brush strokes to be seen more clearly without
the distortion caused by the protective glass lens of the 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
with Blond Hair and Sideburns

 

 

Portrait miniature by John Wood Dodge of a mid-nineteenth century American Naval Officer, painted in Natchez, Mississippi

Mid-Nineteenth Century American Naval Officer,
Painted in Natchez, Mississippi

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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