called William Dandridge (1689-1744)

Artist: Unknown
Date: probably 1720-1740

According to the Virginia Historical Society records, this portrait was identified by family tradition and descended with a portrait believed to represent John Dandridge, his brother, and a portrait of his sister. The portraits hung together at Elsing Green, the home of William Dandridge. It has been heavily overpainted and restored. The portrait may represent William Dandridge II (ca. 1734-1782) instead.

Dimensions: 36 x 28 in (91.4 x 71.1 cm.)

The subject wears a dark blue jacket over a light gold waistcoat. A hat is tucked under his left arm. His right hand is tucked into his waistcoat. He is turned three-quarters to his right.

See: Encyclopedia Virginia  

Family: Dandridge
Decade: 1720s1730s
Credits: Courtesy of the Virginia Museum of History & Culture, 1905.9.