Alice Grymes Page was the daughter of John and Lucy Grymes. She married Mann Page II of Rosewell. The child may be her son John Page (1743-1808).
Dimensions: 46 x 36 in. (116.84 x 91.44 cm.)
The subject is seated wearing a silver wrap dress with a blue drape on her lap. Her right arm is around her child’s shoulders. A young child wearing a red cape over a white shirt or gown stands on her right side and points up at her. Architectural elements are visible on the wall behind her and a green curtain is on the left side of the painting.
See: Graham Hood, Charles Bridges and William Dering: Two Virginia Painters, 1735-1750 (1975), 16-32; Carolyn J. Weekley, Painters and Paintings in the Early American South (2013), 181.