called William Byrd II (1674-1744)

Artist: Unknown
Date: ?

This portrait’s provenance is unclear making the sitter identification difficult to prove. It seems to have been identified as William Byrd II only in the 20th century.

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

The subject wears a dark jacket and a long wig. His left hand holds a hat and his right hand is on his hip.


Family: Unknown
Location: Unknown
Decade: Unknown
Credits: Private collection, Photograph courtesy of the Frick Art Reference Library.