Lawrence Washington (1718-1752)

Artist: Unknown
Date: ca. 1740-1750

Lawrence Washington was the son of Augustine Washington. He was the half-brother of George Washington. Upon his death, George Washington inherited Mount Vernon. This portrait has overpainting.

Dimensions: 30 1/2 in. x 25 in. (77.47 cm x 63.5 cm.)

The subject wears a red jacket with gold buttons over a green waistcoat with gold trim. A trimmed hat is tucked under his left arm. He is inside a painted oval frame.

See: Mount Vernon Museum Collection

Family: Washington
Decade: 1740s1750s
Credits: Courtesy of Mount Vernon Ladies' Association.