Antique miniature portraits of the Tormey-Holder Collection



American Artist: Edward Samuel Dodge


Portrait miniature by Edward Samuel Dodge of a Jacksonian era gentleman with curly hair

Jacksonian Era Gentleman with Curly Hair

circa 1840
by Edward Samuel Dodge
younger brother of John Wood Dodge)

2 1/8 x 2 5/8 inches (sight)

watercolor on ivory; housed under glass in a gilt
metal 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 that is often caused by the glass lens of a miniature's case
(Click + symbol above for an enlarged view)








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