Antique miniature portraits of the Tormey-Holder Collection

 

 


American Artist: Elkanah Tisdale

 

 

Portrait miniature by Elkanah Tisdale of an unknown early American gentleman


Unknown Early American Gentleman

American
circa 1820

by Elkanah Tisdale
(1768-1835)

2 x 2 3/8 inches (sight)

watercolor on ivory; housed in a case of brown leather over wood
(only partially shown) with a gilded ormolu mat

 

 

Other portraits in the Tormey-Holder Collection by Elkanah Tisdale
(click photo for larger view and additional information):

 

Portrait miniature by Elkanah Tisdale of an Early American lady holding a baby in her arms

Federalist Era Lady Holding a Baby in Her Arms

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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