Moses B. Russell (Boston, 1809-1884)
Portrait Miniature of a Gentleman. Signed and dated in inscriptions on verso "Painted by Moses B. Russell Boston 1847." Watercolor on ivory, oval portrait, 1 1/2 x 1 1/4 in., in an engraved, chased, and engine-turned gilt-brass locket engraved with the name "Annie" with a plaited lock of brown hair in a small oval aperture on the back. Condition: Very good, the locket has a split on the opening device.