Mary Meade Walker (Mrs. George Walker, 1735-1778)

Date: ca. 1755-1758

Mary Meade was the daughter of David Meade and Susannah Everard Meade. She married George Walker ca. 1754. The portrait descended in the Meade family.

Dimensions: 35 1/2 x 27 1/2 in. (90.17 x 69.85 cm.)

The subject wears a gold, Van Dyck-inspired dress with a blue bow. She is turned three-quarters to her left. Her left hand holds two pink roses and her right hand pulls at her bow.

Family: MeadeWalker
Decade: 1750s
Credits: Courtesy of the Virginia Museum of History & Culture, 1986.43.