Catherine Curle Barraud (Mrs. Daniel Barraud, b. ca. 1730)

Artist: John Durand
Date: 1770

Catherine Curle was the wife of Daniel Barraud, a merchant in Norfolk. Her portrait is inscribed on the back, “Cathere Barraud, age 40 A.D. 1770.” Her husband’s portrait is dated 1774.

Dimensions: 29 1/2 x 24 1/2 in. (74.9 x 62.2 cm.)

The subject wears a green dress and a lace-trimmed fichu over her chest with a large floral brooch, a four-strand pearl necklace, large earring, and a trimmed cap. She is inside of a painted oval frame.

See: Colonial Williamsburg eMuseum

Family: BarraudCurle
Location: Norfolk
Decade: 1770s
Credits: The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation. Gift of Frances Baker Hale, 1987-20.