The subject identification is based on the owner/family tradition and is taken from the only public record found of the portrait.
Dimensions: 36 x 28 in. (91.44 x 71.12 cm.)
The portrait shows a man wearing a dark jacket with a lighter waistcoat and a white wig. He holds a book with his right hand, a finger holding the book slightly open, and a large piece of paper in the left hand.