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Daniel Barraud was a merchant in Norfolk and a partner in the firm Balfour & Barraud (with James Balfour). His wife Catherine Curle’s portrait was painted by same artist, apparently in 1770.
Dimensions: 29 1/2 x 24 7/8in. (74.9 x 63.2 cm.)
He appears in a painted oval wearing a plain brown suit and waistcoat holding an unfolded letter. The background is plain. The writing is mostly illegible but the top reads “London July 29, 1774.” He is turned three-quarters to his right.
See: Colonial Williamsburg eMuseum