Antique miniature portraits of the Tormey-Holder Collection



American: Artist Unknown



Portrait miniature of a Jacksonian era lady holding a baby-- artist unknown

Jacksonian Era Lady Holding a Baby

circa 1840
Artist unknown

2 1/16 x 2 9/16 inches (sight);
frame measures 3 1/8 x 3 3/4 inches

watercolor on ivory; housed under glass in a wood
and brass frame that is fully lined with red velvet



A view of the portrait outside its case, allowing its colors and
brush strokes to be seen more clearly without the distortion or
reflection typically caused by the glass lens of a miniature's case
(Click + symbol above for an enlarged view)








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