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

circa 1835
Artist unknown

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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