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19th C Folk Art Portrait Miniature of Gent

19th C Folk Art Portrait Miniature of Gent

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Directory: Fine Art: Paintings: Miniatures: Pre 1837 VR: Item # 386113

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Early 19th century folk art portrait miniature in watercolor on ivory of a natty young gentleman. He has careful waved brown hair and wears a white shirt with gold stickpin, black stock, maroon waistcoat with elaborate watch chain and a black coat. Interesting original foliate gilt metal frame, with silk in a compartment on the reverse. Glass is dirty; some retouching to his nose, possibly in oil; wear to frame; glass is missing from compartment on reverse. Measures 2 1/4” by 1 17/8”.