Attributed to Mary Way (New London and New York, 1769-1833)
Dressed Miniature Portrait of a Gentleman. Unsigned. Watercolor on paper and fabric mounted onto black silk, with applied copper disk buttons and braid, 3 1/4 in. dia. oval, on a marbled paper ground, in a black painted wood frame. Condition: Fraying to frill.
Literature: William Lamson Warren, "Mary Way's Dressed Miniatures," The Magazine Antiques, (October 1992), pp. 540-49. A photocopy of the article is included in the lot.