called John Blair (ca. 1689-1771)

Date: 1735-1744

This portrait has also variously been identified as Archibald Blair, James Blair, or Hugh Blair.

Dimensions: 29 1/4 x 23 1/4 in. (74.3 x 59 cm.)

Portrait shows a man wearing a dark suit and a wig.

See: Graham Hood, Charles Bridges and William Dering: Two Virginia Painters, 1735-1750 (1978), 37-40; Encyclopedia Virginia

Family: Blair
Location: Williamsburg
Decade: 1730s1740s
Credits: Muscarelle Museum of Art, Gift of Mrs. Robert Malcolm Littlejohn, 1941.004.