Lucy Bolling Randolph (Mrs. Peter Randolph, 1719-1767)

Date: ca. 1755-1758

Lucy Bolling was the daughter of Robert Bolling II and Anne Bolling. She married Peter Randolph of Chatsworth.

Dimensions: 50 x 40 in. (127 x 101.6 cm.)

The subject wears a blue dress with a white stomacher and a bow at her neckline. A book of sheet music rests open in her lap. Her left elbow rests on top of a carved marble slab table. A gold-red drapery swag is on the right of the painting. A suggestion of paneling or carving appears on the wall behind her.

Decade: 1750s
Credits: Courtesy of Shirley Plantation.