Antique miniature portraits of the Tormey-Holder Collection

 

 


American: Artist Unknown

 

 

Portrait miniature of a an unknown Jacksonian era lady -- artist unknown


Unknown Jacksonian Era Lady
Depicted Holding a Book and Wearing
Gold Jewelry and a Lace Shawl

American
circa 1835
Artist unknown
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2 1/8 x 2 5/8 inches (sight)

watercolor on ivory; housed in a gilt metal case with foliate edging


* Elements of this portrait are similar to the work of several painters of the period, in terms of style and technique, but it has been difficult to make an attribution to a particular artist.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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