Antique miniature portraits of the Tormey-Holder Collection



English Artist: Violet Nellie Garrod



Portrait miniature by Violet Nellie Garrod of an orange and white tabby cat

Orange and White Tabby Cat

circa 1930
by Violet Nellie Garrod (1898-1981)

[signed obverse, lower right, with a cartouche
bearing the monogramed initials "V N G"]

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

watercolor on ivorine; housed under glass in a pendant-style 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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