1. A painting or drawing in an illuminated manuscript. Web resource here.
2. A very small painting, especially a portrait, on ivory, vellum, or other material.
Sofonisba Anguissola. Miniature self-portrait mounted as a pendant. Varnished watercolor on parchment. Ca. 1554. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.
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