Painted Profile Portrait Miniature of a Young Lady
Probably Northeast, ca. 1830.
Watercolor, opaque watercolor, and ink on paper. Her curly hair pulled up with an elaborate comb or ribbon. A beaded double-necklace about her neck, which is intriguingly separated from her body/dress. Faint signature at right edge. Presented in a patinated brass frame, frame size about 5 1/8 inches x 4 3/8.
Provenance includes Joan Brownstein, private Northeast collection.