Antique miniature portraits of the Tormey-Holder Collection

 

 


American Artist: Sarah Goodridge

 

 

Portrait miniature by Sarah Goodridge of a Jacksonian era gentleman

Jacksonian Era Gentleman

American
circa 1825
by Sarah Goodridge (1788-1853)

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

watercolor on ivory; housed under glass in a gilt metal
case with a cast foliate and grape cluster border and bail,
and a glazed compartment to the reverse containing plaited hair

 

 

A view of the portrait outside its case, allowing its colors and
brush strokes to be seen more clearly without the distortion or
reflection typically caused by the glass lens of a miniature's case
(Click + symbol above for an enlarged view)

 

 

Other portraits in the Tormey-Holder Collection by Sarah Goodridge
(click photos for larger views and additional information):

 

Portrait miniature by Sarah Goodridge of a Jacksonian era lady

Jacksonian Era Lady


 

 

 

 

 


Michael's Museum
Copyright © 2014-2021, Michael Tormey. All rights reserved