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Fine Miniature Painting by J.H. Gillespie c1835

Fine Miniature Painting by J.H. Gillespie c1835


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Directory: Fine Art: Paintings: Miniatures: Pre 1837 VR: Item # 1359460

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A beautifully executed miniature folk art watercolor on paper portrait by J. H. Gillespie, housed in a metal locket with a black card backing.

Condition is excellent with no paint loss, tears, folds, foxing, or restoration. The piece is 2 3/4 inches by 2 3/8 inches.

NOTE: Gillespie was active on the East Coast of North America, Baltimore, New York, and Philadelphia around the 1829-1838 time period. He painted miniature portraits and silhouettes very carefully, and with great attention to detail. Features are crisply limned and his painting style is reflective of the works of artists who painted portraits on ivory.

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