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A MINIATURE ON IVORY OF A YOUNG MAN

A MINIATURE ON IVORY OF A YOUNG MAN

#3025

A miniature portrait on ivory of a man painted by a Continentally-trained artist.  The sitter wears a black jacket and black bow-tie beneath his collar.  He has blue eyes and red hair and what appears to be a scar on one cheek.  His miniature is in a leather case with a scrolled mat.  Folky characteristics and boldly done, giving him strong linear features., c.1845.