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Henry Fitzhugh was the son of John Fitzhugh and Alice Thornton Fitzhugh of Belle Air. He married Elizabeth Stith Fitzhugh, the widow of Henry Fitzhugh (1750-1777) of Bedford, in 1777.
Dimensions: 30 x 25 in. (76.2 x 63.5 cm.)
The subject wears a red jacket and waistcoat with his left hand tucked into his waistcoat. He is angled to his left and appears inside a painted oval frame. A copy of an original inscription is on the back of the canvas: “Henry Fitzhugh/ Son of John Fitzhugh/ Aetat 22/ John Hesselius Pinx/ 1770/June 29”