Lucy Randolph Burwell (Mrs. Lewis Burwell, d. 1802)

Date: 1773

Lucy Randolph was the daughter of William Randolph III and Anne Harrison Randolph of Wilton. She married Lewis Burwell. This portrait was presumably commissioned by her mother and it descended at Wilton.

Dimensions: 36 x 28 1/2 in. (91.44 x 72.39 cm.)

The subject is outdoors. She wears a pink dress with blue trim, lace, and a blue stomacher. She plays a lute with a blue strap, which matches her dress. A sheer blue and gold scarf and pearls are entwined in her hair.

Decade: 1770s
Credits: Courtesy of the Virginia Museum of History & Culture, 1951.35.