John Bolling (1676-1729)

Artist: Unknown
Date: probably 1705-1725

John Bolling was the son of Robert Bolling and Jane Rolfe. He married Mary Kennon. This portrait was likely painted in England.

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

The subject wears a reddish brown jacket with large gold buttons. He wears a long gray wig and appears inside a painted oval. He is turned three-quarters to his left.

See: Wayne Craven, Colonial American Portraiture (1986), 228-229.

Family: Bolling
Credits: Muscarelle Museum of Art, Gift of Mrs. Robert Malcolm Littlejohn, 1940.002.