Antique miniature portraits of the Tormey-Holder Collection



German: Artist Unknown



Miniature portrait of a late eighteenth century German lady depicted as "The Pentinent Mary Magdalene" -- artist unknown

Late Eighteenth Century German Lady,
Depicted as "The Penitent Mary Magdalene"

circa 1790
Artist unknown

2 9/16 inches diameter (sight)

watercolor on ivory; housed in a gilt metal surround that was likely originally affixed within an ebonized wood frame

Attribution Advice Welcomed: Do you recognize aspects of this miniature portrait that you believe should be attributed to a specific artist that we have failed to consider? If so, we welcome your thoughts and suggestions and invite you to contact us.








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