Antique miniature portraits of the Tormey-Holder Collection

 

 


American Artist: Elizabeth Bangs Currie Paterson

 

 

Portrait Miniature by Elizabeth Bangs Currie Paterson depicting a World War I Era American Lady, Elegantly Dressed and Seated on a Settee

World War I Era American Lady,
Dressed in Pink and Seated on a Settee

by Elizabeth ("Bessie") Bangs Currie Paterson (1883-1973)
(signed obverse, lower right edge, 'Bessie Currie Paterson 1917')
dated 1917

3 3/8 x 4 3/8 inches (sight)

watercolor on ivory; housed in a gilded brass case with a cast foliate border and bail

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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