George Braxton III (1734-1761)

Date: ca. 1755-1758

George Braxton III was the son of George Braxton II and Mary Carter Braxton. He inherited Newington Plantation. He married Mary Blair in 1753.

Dimensions: 35 7/8 x 28 7/8 in. (91.12 x 73.34 cm.)

The subject wears a dark blue coat trimmed with bands of gold and a white waistcoat. A ribbon flies behind his neck. Right hand is in his waistcoat and left elbow rests on a marble slab table. He is turned most of the way to his right so that his left forearm rests on the table. A hat is under his left arm.

See: Colonial Williamsburg eMuseum

Family: Braxton
Decade: 1750s
Credits: The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation. Museum Purchase, 1956-26.