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

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 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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