John Page (1720-1774)

Date: ca. 1755-1758

John Page was the son of Mann Page I and Judith Carter Page of Rosewell. He built a home at North End in the 1740s. He married Jane Byrd, daughter of William Byrd II and Maria Taylor Byrd.

Dimensions: 43 x 33 in. (109.22 x 83.82 cm.)

The subject wears a brown jacket over a blue waistcoat. He stands outdoors with his right forearm resting on a grass-covered stone plinth. His left hand holds a hat. He is turned three-quarters to his left.

See: Richard Channing Moore Page, Genealogy of the Page Family in Virginia (1883), 20.

Family: Page
Decade: 1750s
Credits: Muscarelle Museum of Art, Gift of Dr. R.C.M. Page, 1897.001