Antique miniature portraits of the Tormey-Holder Collection

 

 


American Artist: Sarah Goodridge

 

 

Portrait miniature by Sarah Goodridge of a Jacksonian era lady wearing a high-back lace collar and a coral-colored shawl

Jacksonian Era Lady Wearing a High-Back
Lace Collar and a Coral-Colored Shawl

American
circa 1835
by Sarah Goodridge (1788-1853)

2 1/2 x 3 1/16 inches (sight)

watercolor on ivory; housed under glass in a gilt copper
case (missing its bale) with a glazed compartment to the
reverse containing a braided lock of 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

 

 

Jacksonian Era Gentleman

 

 

Portrait miniature by Sarah Goodridge of a Jacksonian era lady (one of a pair of portrait miniatures of a husband and wife)

Jacksonian Era Lady
(One of a Pair of Portrait Miniatures
of a Husband and Wife)

 

 

Portrait miniature by Sarah Goodridge of a Jacksonian era gentleman (one of a pair of portrait miniatures of a husband and wife)

Jacksonian Era Gentleman
(One of a Pair of Portrait Miniatures
of a Husband and Wife)

 


 

 

 

 

 


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