Antique miniature portraits of the Tormey-Holder Collection



American: Circle of Charles Wilson Peale



Portrait miniature of an unknown early American lady wearing an ecru colored dress with a lace neckline

Early American Lady Wearing an
Ecru Colored Dress with a Lace Neckline

circa 1780
ircle of Charles Wilson Peale

1 3/8 x 1 7/8 inches

watercolor on ivory; housed in a gilt metal pendant frame

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








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