called William Petit

Artist: Unknown
Date: ?

The donor identified the subject as William Pettit of Northumberland County. The costume is roughly 1690-1720.

Dimensions: 30 in. x 25 in., oval (76.2 x 63.5 cm.)

The subject wears a long gray wig, a blue-green jacket with a jeweled clasp, and a red drape around his shoulders. The canvas is oval-shaped.

Family: Petit
Location: Unknown
Decade: Unknown
Credits: Courtesy of the Virginia Museum of History & Culture, 1960.51.