The subject sits in a wooden armchair. He wears a white coat and waistcoat. His right hand is on his hip. His left elbow rests on a green-covered table. He holds a small book in his left hand. A quill and inkstand rests on the table. Signed by the artist.
See: Carolyn J. Weekley, Painters and Paintings in the Early American South (2013), 296.