American: Artist Unknown
Early American Lady
Artist unknown (studio of Charles Wilson Peale?)
1 3/8 x 1 7/8 inches
watercolor on ivory; housed in a gilt metal pendant frame
Though as of yet, not firmly attributable, this miniature is considered a fine early American specimen. It has been suggested that it was likely painted by a student of Charles Wilson Peale, but further research is required to confirm whether this may have indeed been the case.
Attribution Advice Welcomed: Do you recognize aspects of this miniature portrait that you believe should be attributed to a specific artist that we have failed to consider? If so, we welcome your thoughts and suggestions and invite you to contact us.