Antique miniature portraits of the Tormey-Holder Collection



American: Artist Unknown



Portrait miniature of an unknown Jacksonian era gentleman wearing a colorful cravat and waistcoat -- artist unknown

Jacksonian Era Gentleman Wearing a
Colorful Cravat and Waistcoat

circa 1840
Artist unknown

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

watercolor on ivory; housed under glass in a gilded
copper 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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