Philip Grymes (ca. 1721-1762)

Date: 1735-1744

Philip Grymes was the son of John Grymes and Lucy Ludwell Grymes. He married Mary Randolph and was the father of Lucy, John, Philip, and Charles Grymes. He was the brother of Benjamin and Ludwell Grymes, Hannah and Lucy Grymes, and John and Alice Grymes. He lived at Brandon Plantation in Middlesex County.

The portraits features a boy or young man standing turned three-quarters to his right. His right hand is tucked into his waistcoat and his left hand rests on his hip. A sword hangs on his left hip.

Special thanks to Richmond Conservation Studio for sharing information about this portrait.

Family: Grymes
Decade: 1730s1740s
Attributes: boyswordchild