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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