SOUTHERN SCHOOL (19TH CENTURY) MINIATURE PORTRAIT OF A WOMAN, watercolor, bust length depiction of sitter in profile, no signature located, retains an old ink-inscribed note identifying sitter "Louise Ellison Yardell / Born in Nashville, Tenn. / Died in Louisville, KY". Housed in a gilt-metal frame retaining custom felt case. Second half 19th century. 2 1/8" x 2 5/8" sight, 3 1/2" x 2 3/4" OA.
Portrait in very good visual condition. Frame and case with minor wear and discoloration. Not examined out of frame.