Anne Randolph (d. 1767)

Date: ca. 1755-1758

Anne Randolph was the daughter of William Randolph III and Anne Harrison Randolph of Wilton. She later married Benjamin Harrison of Brandon Plantation. She was painted as an adult by Francis Cotes.

Dimensions: 30 x 36 in. (76.2 x 91.44 cm.)

The portrait represents a young girl standing inside a faux masonry frame. She wears a gold dress and has pink ribbons and flowers in her hair. She holds a basket filled with flowers, which rests on the masonry. A red drapery swag is on the left of the canvas. The canvas is kit-cat sized but turned horizontally.

See: Carolyn J. Weekley, Painters and Paintings in the Early American South (2013), 238.

Family: Randolph
Decade: 1750s
Credits: Courtesy of the Virginia Museum of History & Culture, 1951.34.