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Dr. Daniel Sheldon of Litchfield, painted by Dickinson in 1831

Anson Dickinson: Milton’s Painter of Portrait Miniatures

August 14, 2013 • Arts, Featured Town/Topic, Litchfield

In the 1800s, watercolor portraits painted on small pieces of ivory were in vogue and miniaturists like Dickinson found a ready market for their craft.

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