Mrs. Robert Brodnax

Artist: Unknown
Date: ?

Robert Brodnax and his wife, whose name is unknown, were the parents of William Brodnax, who immigrated to Virginia. The portrait appears to be a late 17th-century English painting.

Dimensions: 30 x 25 in. (76.2 x 63.5 cm.)

The portrait represents a woman wearing a loose dress. She wears a pair of earrings. Her right hand is raised to her chest. She appears to be standing near a window or a carving on the wall.


Family: Brodnax
Location: Jamestown
Credits: Private collection. Photograph by Ira W. Martin, courtesy of the Frick Art Reference Library.