Antique miniature portraits of the Tormey-Holder Collection



Scottish Artist: Dorothy Oliver



Portrait miniature by Dorothy Oliver of a Staffordshire Bull Terrier

Staffordshire Bull Terrier

circa 1910
by Dorothy Oliver (Actively exhibited 1905-1914)

[signed obverse, lower left, "D. Oliver"]

2 7/8 inches diameter (sight)

watercolor on ivory; housed under glass in an ornate ormolu frame



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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