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American Portrait Miniature on paper of a Lady, Attributed to Samuel Folwell,  Philadelphia, Circa 1794.


American Portrait Miniature on Paper of a Lady,

Attributed to Samuel Folwell,

Philadelphia, Circa 1794.


The en grisaille miniature three-quarter length portrait profile depicts a young woman in a bonnet in tones of white and gray.


The clear glass back reveals two tied locks of hair on a fabric back which is inked with the following around the edge:


Husband Jan 11 1793     Friend June Jun 27 1794   Child Oct 3 1791


Dimensions: 2 1/4 inches diameter


Provenance: Susan Burrows Swan Collection;

Earle D. Vandekar of Knightsbridge, Inc. (Elle Shushan, Specialist)









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