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Portrait miniature after Boucher's portrait of Madame de Pompadour
Located in London, GB
This fine, antique portrait miniature was made after Boucher's famous painting of Madame de Pompadour, the highly celebrated official mistress of King Louis XV of France. It depicts ...
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Late 18th Century Rococo Portrait Paintings

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Silver

Arturo Nieto Pastel Portrait Miniature of a Young Boy c.1970
Located in San Francisco, CA
Arturo Nieto (Ecuador, 20th c.) Pastel Portrait Miniature of a Young Boy c.1970 Dimensions 3" wide x 3" high Signed in the lower left corner Matted and framed Frame dimensions 12...
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Mid-20th Century Impressionist Portrait Paintings

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Oil Pastel

Miniature Poodle 2 . Portrait Dog Cat Acrylic Face Modern Grey Makeup Luxury
By Sergey Bondarev
Located in Paris, FR
Sergey Bondarev creates his works with complete disregard for the conventions of the academic art that he studied in its entirety throughout 13 years of schooling. Interconnected com...
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2010s Contemporary Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Varnish, Acrylic, Tempera

Miniature Poodle 1 . Portrait Dog Cat Acrylic Face Modern Grey Makeup Luxury
By Sergey Bondarev
Located in Paris, FR
Sergey Bondarev creates his works with complete disregard for the conventions of the academic art that he studied in its entirety throughout 13 years of schooling. Interconnected com...
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2010s Contemporary Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Varnish, Acrylic, Tempera

Portrait Miniatures of a Fashionable Lady, In the Style of Thomas Gainsborough
By Thomas Gainsborough
Located in Stockholm, SE
Thomas Gainsborough (follower of) Portrait Miniatures of a Fashionable Lady picture size 7.5 x 6 cm signed Ball? Hall? painted around 1800s Please see condition notes
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Early 19th Century English School Portrait Paintings

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Paint

J. Forst - A Pair of Early 20th Century Miniature Oil Portraits of Fishermen
Located in Corsham, GB
A charming pair of miniature portrait paintings depicting fishermen drinking and smoking pipes. Both artworks are identical in size and have plaques inscribed 'J. Forst' although the...
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Early 20th Century Victorian Portrait Paintings

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Oil, Board

Fine Mid 19th Century Portrait Miniature of a Woman Wearing a Lace Bonnet
Located in San Francisco, CA
Fine Mid 19th Century Portrait Miniature of a Woman Wearing a Lace Bonnet Finely detailed portrait miniature of an older woman wearing a lace bonnet. No visible signature. Dimensi...
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Late 19th Century Impressionist Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Freddie Mercury. Black and White portrait made with miniature sculptures of ants
By Arozarena De La Fuente
Located in Mexico City, MX
Freddie Mercury, singer-songwriter and record producer, best known as the lead vocalist of the rock band Queen. He is regarded as one of the greatest singers in the history of popula...
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2010s Contemporary Portrait Paintings

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Sandstone, Wire

MINIATURE - L'Empereur Napoleon Ier
By Jacques Lienard
Located in Paris, FR
Jacques Lienard 1779-1848 French L'Empereur Napoléon Ier (The Emperor Napoléon The First) Miniature on Porcelain Signed on the center of the composition, on the left side. Porcel...
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19th Century Portrait Paintings

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Porcelain

Barbara Valentine RMS - Contemporary Oil Miniature, Baroque Woman with Oranges
Located in Corsham, GB
A miniature painting of a woman beside an orange tree and a table strewn with flowers. In the style of mid-17th century portraits, such as Sir Peter Lely's (1618-1680) 'Mary Wilson (...
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21st Century and Contemporary Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Miniature portrait of a Gentleman 
Located in London, GB
Miniature portrait of a Gentleman  Early 19th Century, watercolour on paper c. 1840
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1840s Portrait Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor

Miniature Antique American Portrait Painting of a Young Woman in original Frame
Located in Buffalo, NY
A darling antique American miniature portrait of a young woman in period clothing. This beautifully rendered portrait is signed somewhat illegibly but what appears to be Fisk Moore....
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1880s Realist Portrait Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Watercolor

Framed 19th Indian Portrait Miniature - The Noble Woman
Located in Corsham, GB
A charming Indian portrait miniature depicting a noble young woman, on an ivorene substrate. Presented in an ornate frame with beaded detail. Unsigned.
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19th Century Portrait Drawings and Watercolors

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Gouache

Framed 19th Indian Portrait Miniatures - The Noble Couple
Located in Corsham, GB
A charming pair of Indian portrait miniatures depicting a noble couple, on an unidentifiable white substrate. Presented in simple frame and backing board. Unsigned.
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19th Century Portrait Drawings and Watercolors

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Gouache

Miniature Portrait Painting, Biedermeier Young Lady, Dated and Signed, Vienna
Located in Vero Beach, FL
A young lady in a dress of white and light blue with gentle swirling design. Her raven hair is dressed with peonies. The off the shoulders costume draws attention to a long neck and ...
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Antique 19th Century German Biedermeier Paintings

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Wood

Miniature South American or Native American Portraits Paintings Signed Erwin
Located in Houston, TX
Three well painted miniature portraits of South American or Native American men. The piece is framed in a wooden frame with a white matte. Each portrait is signed by Erwin. Dimensio...
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20th Century Modern Figurative Paintings

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Oil

Charles Stuart - The Young Pretender 18th Century Miniature
Located in London, GB
English School, Mid 18th Century Charles Stuart - The Young Pretender Watercolour on bone Height: 2¾ inches Gilt frame Also known as Bonnie Prince Charlie, Charles Edward Stuart ...
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18th Century Old Masters Portrait Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor

Portrait of Child with Flowers in Hands - Original Miniature Painting by A. Noci
By Arturo Noci
Located in Roma, IT
Little portrait by Arturo Noci realized in 1909 probably in US. Bronze frame Signed and dated by the artist at bottom right. Very good conditions. This artwork is shipped from Italy...
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Early 1900s Figurative Paintings

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Oil

Pair Portrait Miniature Paintings, Young Lady Signed J.B. Royby
Located in Kenley Surrey, GB
This very nice pair was painted in second half 18th century Hand painted wearing wonderful gowns, multi-strand pearl necklaces, within the original gilt metal frames. height 4 1/4...
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Antique Late 18th Century French Paintings

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Bronze

Rapetti Portrait Miniature-Charleston Interest
Located in Doylestown, PA
Portrait miniature of a young woman from the Gourdin family, Charleston, C.G. Rapetti (Italian, 19th century). Watercolor, framed in case, signed: C.G. Rapetti Turin. Provenance: Pro...
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Antique 19th Century American Paintings

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Paint

  • Rapetti Portrait Miniature-Charleston Interest
  • Rapetti Portrait Miniature-Charleston Interest
  • Rapetti Portrait Miniature-Charleston Interest
  • Rapetti Portrait Miniature-Charleston Interest
H 1.63 in. W 1.25 in. D .013 in.
Antique French Miniature Pair Watercolours Paintings Portrait Lady Ebony Frames
Located in Dublin, Ireland
Pair French miniature portraits of two stylish affluent French Ladies together with a smaller similar. These can be difficult to date in our opinion they date early to mid-twentieth ...
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Early 20th Century French Edwardian Paintings

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Ebony, Paper

Antique Brass & Pietra Dura Portrait Miniature Painting George Washington, 1880
Located in Portland, OR
A fine, antique brass easel with Pietra Dura panels and three portrait miniature paintings, circa 1880. The brass easel of triangular form and finely pierced and engraved, having thr...
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Antique 1880s American American Empire Paintings

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Brass

19th Century Antique Miniature Porcelain Portrait Painting of a Gentleman
Located in Washington Crossing, PA
19th century Continental miniature porcelain portrait of an 18th century gentleman with powdered wig. Ornate velvet lined frame.
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Antique 19th Century Paintings

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Porcelain

Antique Miniature Watercolor Portrait Painting on Paper of Judge, circa 1820
Located in Big Flats, NY
An antique miniature watercolor portrait painting on paper depicts judicial figure, en verso pencil script, seated in gilt decorated oval walnut frame, circa 1820. Measures- 7.25"...
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Antique 19th Century English Paintings

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Paper, Walnut

Antique Miniature Pair Watercolour Paintings Portrait Lady Birds Eye Maple Frame
Located in Dublin, Ireland
Superb Matched Pair of Miniature Watercolor Paintings on Paper depicting Half Length Portraits of Two Ladies. Complete with their original Birdseye Maple Frames of English origin. Se...
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Antique 19th Century English Regency Paintings

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Birdseye Maple, Paper, Giltwood

French Miniature Portrait of Marie Antoinette
Located in London, GB
This portrait miniature, which depicts Marie Antoinette, is after a famous original by Le Brun. The current miniature is finely and skillfully painted, rendering an accurate represen...
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XVI Paintings

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Metal, Enamel

  • French Miniature Portrait of Marie Antoinette
  • French Miniature Portrait of Marie Antoinette
  • French Miniature Portrait of Marie Antoinette
  • French Miniature Portrait of Marie Antoinette
H 13.78 in. W 9.45 in. D 0.79 in.
19th Century Miniature Portrait on Bone
Located in WEST PALM BEACH, FL
This is a very good, detailed oval miniature portrait of a gentleman painted on bone, 19th century.
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Antique Mid-19th Century English Other Paintings

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Bone

  • 19th Century Miniature Portrait on Bone
  • 19th Century Miniature Portrait on Bone
  • 19th Century Miniature Portrait on Bone
  • 19th Century Miniature Portrait on Bone
H 8.33 in. W 6.75 in. D 0.07 in.
Pair of Miniature Portraits in Giltwood Frames
Located in New York, NY
2 portraits, late 18th century, oil on board.
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Antique 1790s English George III Paintings

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Pine, Giltwood

Antique Porcelain Portrait Miniature Plaque KPM Style
Located in Vero Beach, FL
Antique porcelain portrait miniature plaque KPM style. This lovely German hand painted oval porcelain plaque is a beautiful and skillful wall hanging portrait of Ruth. It is house...
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Antique Late 19th Century German Baroque Paintings

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Porcelain, Giltwood

Miniature Portrait of a French Gentleman Dated 1825
Located in Vancouver, British Columbia
A finely painted oval miniature portrait on porcelain of a wealthy/aristocratic gentleman from the second empire period in France. The portrait is in an oval gilt bronze frame set in...
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Antique Early 19th Century French Empire Paintings

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Porcelain

19th Century Miniature Portrait on Porcelain
Located in San Francisco, CA
Fine 19th century miniature portrait on porcelain of a beautiful young woman A finely detailed portrait of a young woman with short auburn hair and a gold head band. The porcel...
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Antique Late 19th Century Italian Paintings

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Porcelain

  • 19th Century Miniature Portrait on Porcelain
  • 19th Century Miniature Portrait on Porcelain
  • 19th Century Miniature Portrait on Porcelain
  • 19th Century Miniature Portrait on Porcelain
H 2.75 in. W 2.5 in. D 0.5 in.
19th Century French Hand Painted Portrait Miniature
Located in Vero Beach, FL
19th century French hand painted portrait miniature. This hand painted French oval portrait of a beauty is executed with the detail and refinement of a master miniaturist artist. ...
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Antique 19th Century French Belle Époque Paintings

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Bronze

Pair of Vintage Italian Miniature Portraits Both Signed
Located in Esbjerg, DK
A pair of Italian miniature portraits with ebonized wooden frames. The portraits measures 1.2 inch in diameter. Purchased between 1940-1960 at Savarese Art Shop in Sorrento Italy. Bo...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Edwardian Paintings

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Wood

Antique French Art Nouveau Brass Frame Miniature Handpainted Portrait
Located in Toledo, OH
Antique French style Art Nouveau brass framed handpainted miniature portrait. Frame has semi nude maidens with cornocopias and an urn with flame. Mythical figural center mask.
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20th Century Unknown Art Nouveau Paintings

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Brass

Two 19th Century Miniature Signed Hand-Painted Portraits
Located in Washington Crossing, PA
Two miniature portraits, hand-painted on natural material, each measuring about 3 inches high and signed. Information on back indicates that one portrait is of Lady Dacres, circa 18...
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Antique Early 19th Century Paintings

Portrait Miniatures of a Gentleman, Edward William Thomson 'British 1770-1847'
Located in Kenley Surrey, GB
A Portrait miniatures of a gentleman, seated wearing black in a Victorian interior. This is a Watercolour that has been well painted, by Edward William Thomson (1770-1847) signed an...
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Antique 1870s British Paintings

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Paint

Portrait in Miniature of A "Beautiful Young Lady" in Period Frame
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
Miniature portrait of a beautiful young lady in a bone frame with a repoussé inner gilt brass filet. The portrait is hand painted on bone and retains its original crown glass. (This...
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Antique 1860s French Victorian Paintings

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Brass

Miniature Portraits of Napoleon II & Imperatrice Marie Louise of Austria
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
Pair of hand painted miniature framed portraits of Napoleon II and his mother the Archduchess Marie Louise of Austria. Marie Louise was Napoleon's second wife and their son Napoléon ...
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Antique Early 1900s European Empire Paintings

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Paint, Glass, Wood

Lovely Pair of Antique Portrait Miniatures in Fancy Brass Frames
Located in Hopewell, NJ
Darling pair of small decorative antique portraits framed beautifully in brass behind curved glass.
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Antique 1890s French Paintings

Materials

Brass

Miniature Indian Portrait of a Woman Painted on Bone, circa 1850
Located in Chicago, IL
An example of India’s Company School, this small mid-19th century painting represents the melding of Mughal miniature tradition with Western styles as the British East India Company ...
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Antique Mid-19th Century Indian Paintings

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Bone

19th Century Pair of English Husband and Wife Miniature Portraits
Located in Malaga, ES
Pair of 19th century English miniature portrait paintings. On the back can be read: Joseph Storr of Ouswick, born 6 of February 1755 and died 10 of December 1831. Married with Ann...
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Antique 19th Century English Paintings

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Wood

Early 19th Century Fancy Maiden Miniature Portrait Embroidered Frame
Located in Wallkill, NY
Hand painted early 19th century miniature under glass. Finely painted details on this lovely lady. In a brass oval frame, with floral embroidery surround. Painting measures 2.5 in x...
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Antique Mid-19th Century Regency Paintings

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Metal

Portrait Miniature of Sir George Douglas, Baronet by J.C.D. Engleheart, 1821
By John Cox Dillman Engleheart
Located in Brooklyn, NY
A very fine likeness of handsome nobleman Sir George Douglas, inscribed on the reverse "Engelheart fecit 1824 London." The painting is contained in a beautifully cast bronze doré fra...
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Antique 1820s English Regency Paintings

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Bronze

19th Century Portrait Miniature of a Man with a Yellow V-Neck Collar
Located in San Francisco, CA
Fine 19th century portrait miniature of a man with a yellow V-neck collar A wonderful antique oil portrait of a distinguished gentleman. Dimensions 2.5" x 3". (with frame). ...
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Antique Late 19th Century British Paintings

Materials

Other

17th-18th Century Spanish Portrait Miniature, Noblewoman on Tortoiseshell
Located in Doylestown, PA
Oval portrait Miniature on tortoiseshell of a noblewoman, probably Spanish, 17th-early 18th century. In original beautiful bronze molded frame. Image size: 3 3/4" H x 3" W.
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Antique Early 18th Century European Baroque Paintings

Materials

Shell, Paint

Late 18th Century Oil on Canvas Miniature Portrait of a Boy
Located in Kilmarnock, VA
A charming late 18th century English oil on canvas miniature portrait of a boy laid on masonite board in early, perhaps original, beautifully carved gilt wood frame.
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Antique Late 18th Century English Georgian Paintings

Materials

Canvas

17th-18th Century Spanish Portrait Miniature, Noblewoman on Tortoiseshell
Located in Doylestown, PA
Oval portrait Miniature on tortoiseshell of a noblewoman, probably Spanish, 17th-early 18th century. In original beautiful bronze molded frame. Image size: 3 3/4" H x 3" W.
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Antique 17th Century Spanish Paintings

Materials

Shell

Miniature Portrait of a Sleepy Eyed Man, Circle Christian Wilhelm Ernst Dietrich
By Christian Wilhelm Dietrich
Located in Atlanta, GA
Miniature portrait of a sleepy eyed man, circle Christian Wilhelm Ernst Dietrich Germany 18th century, inscribed on back, refer to photo Exceptional quality Oil on canvas, laid do...
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Antique 18th Century German Baroque Paintings

Materials

Wood, Canvas, Glass

19th Century Miniature Portrait of a Nun on Porcelain with Brooch Frame
Located in San Francisco, CA
19th century miniature portrait of a nun on porcelain with brooch frame Wonderful antique portrait of a nun hand painted on porcelain. The portrait is housed in a brass frame t...
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Antique Late 19th Century Austrian Paintings

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Porcelain

19th Century English School Portrait Miniature of Royal Sitter King George IV
Located in Braintree, GB
Antique 19th century English school portrait miniature of Royal sitter king George IV ( 12 August 1762 – 26 June 1830) half-length, in red coat and wearing the Order of the Garter...
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Antique 19th Century British George IV Paintings

Materials

Metal

Laughing Falcon, realist gouache miniature animal portrait, 2019
By Dina Brodsky
Located in New York, NY
Dina Brodsky is a contemporary realist miniaturist painter and curator known for her detailed drawings of animals, architecture, and trees. Her miniatures carry with them the traditi...
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2010s American Realist Animal Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Gouache

Victorian Style Miniature Portrait Painting 18K Two Tone Gold Pendant Brooch
Located in Tustin, CA
Lovely oval shaped pendant or brooch has a hand painted miniature painting of a beautiful young woman with 3 diamonds accenting her veil. Painting is protected with a white gold, be...
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Late 20th Century Victorian Pendant Necklaces

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White Diamond, 18k Gold, White Gold, Yellow Gold

Gosling, realist gouache on paper miniature bird portrait, 2020
By Dina Brodsky
Located in New York, NY
Dina introduces a sense of movement to her gouache Bird by Bird series with her miniature portrait, Gosling. Wings spread, beaks open wide, and legs hover in the air. This dynamism a...
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2010s Realist Animal Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Gouache

Rufus Crested Coquette, realist gouache miniature bird portrait, 2020
By Dina Brodsky
Located in New York, NY
Dina introduces a sense of movement to her gouache Bird by Bird series with her miniature portrait, Rufus Crested Coquette. Wings spread, beaks open wide, and legs hover in the air. ...
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2010s Realist Animal Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Gouache

Peacock, contemporary realist gouache on paper miniature animal portrait
By Dina Brodsky
Located in New York, NY
Dina Brodsky's realist animal miniature, Peacock, is an updated, humorous take on Renaissance portraiture. The peacock's gleaming jade, aqua, and royal blue plumage sweeps around him...
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2010s American Realist Animal Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Watercolor, Gouache

Yellow Bird Akimbo, contemporary realist gouache miniature animal portrait
By Dina Brodsky
Located in New York, NY
Dina Brodsky's realist miniature gouache painting, Yellow Bird Akimbo, is kinetic and visceral. Clinging to diverging branches, the little yellow shock of a bird is caught betwixt an...
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2010s American Realist Animal Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Watercolor, Gouache

Dina Brodsky, Crested Caracara, realist gouache animal portrait miniature, 2019
By Dina Brodsky
Located in New York, NY
Dina Brodsky is a contemporary realist miniaturist painter and curator known for her detailed drawings of animals, architecture, and trees. Her miniatures carry with them the traditi...
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2010s American Realist Animal Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Paper, Gouache

Dina Brodsky, Little Rooster, realist gouache miniature animal portrait, 2019
By Dina Brodsky
Located in New York, NY
Dina Brodsky is a contemporary realist miniaturist painter and curator known for her detailed drawings of animals, architecture, and trees. Her miniatures carry with them the traditi...
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2010s American Realist Animal Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Gouache

Lineated Barbet, realist gouache on paper miniature bird portrait, 2020
By Dina Brodsky
Located in New York, NY
Dina introduces a sense of movement to her gouache Bird by Bird series with her miniature portrait, Lineated Barbet. Wings spread, beaks open wide, and legs hover in the air. This dy...
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2010s Realist Animal Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Gouache

Violet Saberwing, realist gouache on paper miniature bird portrait, 2020
By Dina Brodsky
Located in New York, NY
Dina introduces a sense of movement to her gouache Bird by Bird series with her miniature portrait, Violet Saberwing. Wings spread, beaks open wide, and legs hover in the air. This d...
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2010s Realist Animal Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Paper, Gouache

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Miniature Portrait Painting For Sale on 1stDibs

Choose from an assortment of styles, material and more with respect to the miniature portrait painting you’re looking for at 1stDibs. Each miniature portrait painting for sale was constructed with extraordinary care, often using metal, wood and bone. There are many kinds of the miniature portrait painting you’re looking for, from those produced as long ago as the 18th Century to those made as recently as the 20th Century. When you’re browsing for the right miniature portrait painting, those designed in Empire, Georgian and Victorian styles are of considerable interest. A well-made miniature portrait painting has long been a part of the offerings for many furniture designers and manufacturers, but those produced by John Cox Dillman Engleheart are consistently popular.

How Much is a Miniature Portrait Painting?

Prices for a miniature portrait painting start at $175 and top out at $33,814 with the average selling for $1,440.