Antique miniature portraits of the Tormey-Holder Collection

 

 


American Artist: Abraham Parsell

 

 

Portrait miniature by Abraham Parsell depicting a Jacksonian Era gengleman wearing a navy blue coat over a gold-colored waistcoat

Jacksonian Era Gentleman Wearing
a Navy Blue Coat over a Peach-Colored Waistcoat

American
circa 1825
by Abraham Parsell (1791-1856)

1 3/4 x 2 1/16 inches (sight)

watercolor on ivory; housed in a gilt metal case with cast foliate edging
and a glazed compartment to the reverse containing a lock of hair

 


 

 

 

 

 


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