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Miniature (painting)

Scope note

Use for paintings on a very small scale, especially the portraits on vellum or ivory popular in England and America from the Renaissance into the 19th century. For paintings in Medieval and Renaissance manuscripts, use "illustrations."

This term has 928 records attributed within our system.

Term type

AAT
Object name
Object category

Getty AAT term number

300033936

Broader Terms used

<paintings by form>

Created

11yrs ago

Connected records

M.48-1973

Maker(s)

Miniaturist: Dael, Jan Frans van

Calligraphy

Maker(s)

Miniaturist: Mirak, Sayyid

Awlungeer Padshaw

Maker(s)

Miniaturist: Unknown

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