Eleanor Carroll Brent (Mrs. William Brent, d. 1756)

Date: ca. 1755-1756

Eleanor Carroll Brent came from the prominent, Catholic Carroll family of Maryland. She married William Brent of Richland in ca. 1753.

Dimensions: 29 1/2 x 25 in. (74.93 x 63.5 cm.)

Portrait represents a woman wearing a white Van Dyck-inspired gown with heavy lace trim and dark blue breastknot. She is inside a painted oval frame and is turned three-quarters to her right.

Family: BrentCarroll
Decade: 1750s
Credits: Courtesy Georgetown University Art Collection.