Portrait Miniature by William J. Thompson 1811 Savannah Georgia(494 views)
Description: Item # 5584. A fine portrait miniature of a young lady. Size: 2 1/4" x 2 5/8". Signed on the back in ink: "painted by Wi J Thomson Nov 1811 Edinburgh." The miniature is framed with a simple metal frame which is mounted on a fabric covered cardboard frame. William John Thomson was born in Savannah, Georgia in 1771/1773. Still in the 18th century his family moved to England. Subsequently, Thomson studied at the London Royal Academy and, from 1812 permanently settled in Edinburgh. We believe that the subject is a Lady from America.
Condition Report: Worn frame.
Dimensions: 2 1/4" x 2 5/8"
Artist or Maker: William J. Thomson
Medium: Oil or watercolor
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