Antique miniature portraits of the Tormey-Holder Collection

 

 


American Artist: Augustus Fuller

 

 

Portrait iniature by Augustus Fuller of a Jacksonian era gentleman seated in a red chair

Jacksonian Era Gentleman
Seated in a Red Chair

American
circa 1840
attributed to Augustus Fuller
(1812-1873)

2 x 2 1/2 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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