Elizabeth Rebecca Brodnax (b.1710/11)

Date: probably 1715-1723

Elizabeth Rebecca Brodnax was the daughter of William and Rebeckah Brodnax of Jamestown. The Jaquelin-Brodnax family portraits date to ca. 1720.

Dimensions: 30 x 25 in. (76.2 x 63.5 cm.)

The portrait shows a young woman wearing a blue wrap dress with red drapery around her and strapped over her shoulder. She is turned three-quarters to her right. She holds a crown of laurels and stands in a wooded landscape.

See: Carolyn J. Weekley, Painters and Paintings in the Early American South (2013), 91-94; Wayne Craven, Colonial American Portraiture (1986), 199-201.

Family: Brodnax
Location: Jamestown
Decade: 1710s1720s