Antique miniature portraits of the Tormey-Holder Collection

 

 


American Artist: Elkanah Tisdale

 

 

Portrait miniature by Elkanah Tisdale of a young, Federalist Era gentleman

Young, Federalist Era Gentleman

American
circa 1794

by Elkanah Tisdale
(1768-1835)

2 1/8 x 2 5/8 inches (sight)

watercolor on ivory; housed under glass in a gold case, with a
glazed compartment to the reverse containing plaited hair

 

 

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

 

Portrait miniature by Elkanah Tisdale of Sarah Scoville née Eliot, of Albany, New York

Sarah Scoville née Eliot (Mrs. John Scoville;
1772-1852), of Albany New York

 

 

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

Federalist Era American Lady
Holding a Baby in Her Arms

 

 

Federalist Era Gentleman
with Powdered Hair

 

 

Early Nineteenth Century American Gentleman

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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