Antique miniature portraits of the Tormey-Holder Collection

 

 


American Artist: Walter Robertson

 

 

Portrait miniature by Walter Robertson an unknown Federalist era gentleman with powdered hair


Unknown Federalist Era Gentleman with Powdered Hair

American
circa 1795
by Walter Robertson (ca. 1750-1801/1802)

2 5/16 x 2 7/8 inches (sight)

watercolor on ivory; housed in a gilt metal case with bright cut engraving
to the reverse, and plaited hair in a compartment to the revers
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