Antique miniature portraits of the Tormey-Holder Collection

 

 


American Artist: Harry Valentine Shellard

 

 

Portrait Miniature by Harry Valentine Shellard Depicting a Wealthy American Lady of the Early Twentieth Century


Wealthy American Lady of the Early Twentieth Century

Anglo-American
circa 1920
by Harry Valentine Shellard (1877-1958)

watercolor on ivory; housed in a gilt metal pendant frame


Harry Shellard was born in London and emigrated to New York City in 1907, at the age of 29. He lived and worked in Manhattan until 1930, when he relocated to Morristown, New Jersey. In 1935, at the age of 57, he returned to England, where he lived for the remainder of his life.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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