Antique miniature portraits of the Tormey-Holder Collection



American: Artist Unknown



Portrait miniature of a Jacksonian era gentleman depicted in a neoclassical setting beside a column and red drapery and with mountains visible in the distance -- artist unknown

Jacksonian Era Gentleman Depicted in a
Neoclassical Setting Beside a Column and Red Drapery
and with Mountains Visible in the Distance

circa 1830
Artist unknown

2 x 2 5/16 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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