Bernard Moore and Lucy Moore

Date: 1735-1744

Lucy and Bernard Moore were the children of Augustine and Elizabeth Todd Seaton Moore. The Moore family portraits descended together at Chelsea Plantation.

Dimensions: 40 x 50 in. (101.6 x 127 cm.)

Two children are pictured in a garden holding hands. The girl wears a yellow dress with a bow and holds a rose with her right hand. She has flowers in her hair. The boy wears a wig and a red jacket with a dress sword on his left hip and a hat under his arm.

See: Graham Hood, Charles Bridges and William Dering: Two Virginia Painters, 1735-1750 (1978), 82-88; FARL

Family: Moore
Decade: 1730s1740s
Credits: Private collection. Photograph by William McKillip, courtesy of the Frick Art Reference Library.