Peter Randolph of Chatsworth was the son of William Randolph II and Elizabeth Beverley Randolph. He was a brother of William Randolph III. This portrait was commissioned by William Randolph III for his home at Wilton. There is a half-length portrait of the subject that originally hung at Chatsworth and another kit-cat size version.
Dimensions: 36 x 29 in. (91.44 x 73.66 cm.)
The subject wears a brown colored jacket and waistcoat and a wig. He has one hand in his waistcoat and the other leans on a stone plinth.
See: David Meschutt, “John Wollaston’s Portraits of the Randolph Family Owned by the Virginia Historical Society,” The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography 16, 4 (October 1984): 449-473.
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