Henry Willis (1692-1740)

Artist: Unknown
Date: probably 1730-1740

Henry Willis was involved with the planning of Fredericksburg. He was the son of Francis and Sarah Willis of Gloucester County and lived at Willis Hill in Fredericksburg. The portrait was likely painted in England.

The subject wars a brown jacket and a white wig. He stands in front of a column and holds an architectural drawing.

See: MESDA Database, NN-2296

Family: Willis
Location: Willis Hill
Decade: 1730s