Antique miniature portraits of the Tormey-Holder Collection



American Artist: Theodore V. Petocolas



Portrait iniature by Theodore V. Peticolas of a Jacksonian era gentleman with dark hair

Jacksonian Era Gentleman with Dark Hair

circa 1835
by Theodore V. Peticolas

2 1/8 x 2 9/16 inches (sight)

watercolor on ivory; housed under glass in a gilt
metal case with a cast foliate border and bail



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









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