Antique miniature portraits of the Tormey-Holder Collection



American Artist: William Dunlap



Portrait miniature by William Dunlap of an early nineteenth century American gentleman

Early Nineteenth Century American Gentleman

circa 1820
by William Dunlap

2 x 2 7/16 inches (sight)

watercolor on ivory; housed under glass in a gilt copper case



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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