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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 927 records attributed within our system.

Term type

AAT
Object name
Object category

Getty AAT term number

300033936

Broader Terms used

<paintings by form>

Created

12yrs ago

Connected records

A white falcon

Maker(s)

Miniaturist: Unknown

A turkey cock

Maker(s)

Miniaturist: Unknown

Miss Mary Tadman

Maker(s)

Miniaturist: Smart, John

?Self-portrait

Maker(s)

Miniaturist: Cosway, Richard

Unknown Man

Maker(s)

Miniaturist: Engleheart, George

George I 1660-1727

Maker(s)

Miniaturist: Sturt, John

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