J.W. Thomas signed and dated miniature watercolor on paper portrait of a young boy with dark hair and dark blue coat, in profile, inscribed verso: "William Thomas / painted and presented by his brother J.W. Thomas / August 1824." Possibly American. Housed in half of a gutta percha union case with stamped brass mat. Sight 2 1/2" x 2", framed 3 5/8" x 3 1/4". Provenance: The Estate of Celia (Cece) Webb, Nashville, TN. CONDITION: Mat is loose in frame and taped to edges of paper.
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