Antique miniature portraits of the Tormey-Holder Collection

 

 


Miscellaneous Portrait Miniatures & Related Objects: Eighteenth Century

Listed in chronological order by the date of each painting
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Georgian Era Pastoral Scene, Painted in Miniature with Sepia-Toned Watercolor and Macerated Hair

Georgian Era Pastoral Scene, Painted in Miniature
with Sepia-Toned Watercolor and Macerated Hair

English
circa 1780

Artist Unknown

1 1/4 x 1 1/16 inches (sight)

watercolor and macerated hair on ivory;
housed under glass in a gold bracelet clasp

 

 

 

 

Georgian Era Pastoral Scene, Painted in Miniature
with Sepia-Toned Watercolor and Macerated Hair --
Depicting a Man with a Cane, Walking His Dog Alongside a Stream

English
circa 1780

Artist Unknown
(Note, however, the initials "A. C." that appear at the bottom of the
miniature. It is not known whether these initials refer to the artist who
painted the scene, or the man depicted in the scene.)

1 1/8 x 1 3/8 inches (sight)

watercolor and macerated hair on ivory;
housed under glass in a gold bracelet clasp that was,
at some point in its past, converted into a pendant


 

 

 

 

 

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