Eleanor Bowles Lewis (Mrs. Warner Lewis, ca. 1720-1776)

Date: ca. 1755-1758

Eleanor Bowles Lewis was from Maryland. She married first, William Gooch, the son of Governor William Gooch. Her second husband was Warner Lewis of Warner Hall. She was the mother of Rebecca and Warner Lewis.

Dimensions: 50 x 40 in. (127 x 101.6 cm.)

The subject wears a yellow wrap dress with white lining and lace trim. A blue drape is around her arms. She stands with her left hand resting on a marble slab table. She stands in front of a window, which provides a view of the landscape.

See: Merrow Egerton Sorley, Lewis of Warner Hall: The History of a Family (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, Co., 1935), 70.

Family: Lewis
Location: Warner Hall
Decade: 1750s
Credits: Courtesy of the family of Fielding Lewis Greaves and Miss Nellie Deans Greaves through the Virginia Historical Society.