The portrait miniature developed from the illuminated manuscript tradition.
Teerlinc is best known for her pivotal position in the rise of the portrait miniature.
He also was a master of the portrait miniature.
Statecraft and the portrait miniature had much in common.
The portrait miniature had spread all over Europe by the 18th century.
His self-portrait and other portraits equally are early examples of the portrait miniature.
Many of his portrait miniatures are small in size, being less than 2 inches in height.
In his last years, he raised the art of the portrait miniature to its first peak of brilliance.
This range testifies to the popularity of portrait miniatures up and down the social ladder.
In one, there's a little girl with her mother and her sister, and she's holding a portrait miniature.