Antique miniature portraits of the Tormey-Holder Collection

 

 


American: Circle of Charles Wilson Peale

 

 

Miniature portrait of an early American lady -- artist unknown


Early American Lady

American
circa 1780
C
ircle of Charles Wilson Peale

1 3/8 x 1 7/8 inches

watercolor on ivory; housed in a gilt metal pendant frame


Though certainly not by Charles Wilson Peale himself, this finely painted miniature is characteristic of Peale's style and is believed to have been painted by one of his students.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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