Antique miniature portraits of the Tormey-Holder Collection



American Artist: Reuben Moulthrop



Portrait miniature of a Federalist Era mother and child, attributed to Reuben Moulthrop

Federalist Era Mother and Child

circa 1800
attributed to Reuben Moulthrop

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

watercolor on ivory; housed under glass in a gilt copper case



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 the miniature's case
(Click + symbol above for an enlarged view)










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