called Lucy Carter Fitzhugh (Mrs. Henry Fitzhugh, b. 1715)

Artist: Unknown
Date: ?

Lucy Carter Fitzhugh was the daughter of Robert “King” Carter and Elizabeth Landon Carter. She married Henry Fitzhugh (1706-1742) of Eagle’s Nest. Her son with Henry Fitzhugh was Henry Fitzhugh of Chatham. Her second husband was Nathaniel Harrison of Brandon. There are doubts about the provenance of this portrait and if it originated in Virginia.

Dimensions: 49 5/8 x 39 5/8 in. (126.05 x 100.65 cm.)

The subject wears a dark dress with a decorative belt. One hand is at her breast and the other hand rests on her lap. She sits outdoors in a landscape.

See: Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Online Collection

Location: Unknown
Decade: Unknown