Antique miniature portraits of the Tormey-Holder Collection



American Artist: Daniel G. Lamont



Portrait miniature attributed to Daniel Lamont of an elderly Jacksonian era lady with blue eyes

Elderly Jacksonian Era Lady
with Blue Eyes

circa 1839*
attributed to Daniel G. Lamont (active 1837-1850)

1 7/8 x 2 5/16 inches (sight)

watercolor on ivory; housed under glass in a gilt copper case with a
glazed compartment to the reverse containing plaited hair

*Inside the miniature's case, used as padding behind the ivory substrate,
is a folded fragment of a Philadelphia newspaper, dating to 1839



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








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