John Ramsier (Kentucky, 1861-1936) portrait miniature, watercolor on oval milk glass, depicting a mother with her child after Roberto Ferruzzi (Italy, 1854-1934) titled "The New Madonna." Artist label en verso reads "John Ramsier, Artist, after Roberto Ferruzzi, 1896, The New Madonna". Housed in the original or period oval giltwood carved foliate frame. Sight – 3 1/4" H x 2 5/8" W. Framed – 4 5/8" H x 3 1/4" W. CONDITION: Portrait with scattered exfoliation to paint, primarily to headwrap and baby's elbow, some to perimeter. Frame with a few minor losses. Back edge of portrait glass with minor scattered fleabites.
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