Ralph Wormeley IV (1715-1790)

Date: ca. 1755-1758

Ralph Wormeley IV was the son of John Wormeley and Elizabeth Tayloe Wormeley. He inherited Rosegill Plantation from his uncle, Ralph Wormeley III. He married Jane Bowles of Maryland. It is unclear where this second copy hung, as the subject was also painted in a half-length portrait by the same artist.

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

The subject wears a brown jacket with a white waistcoat. He is inside of a painted oval.

Family: Wormeley
Location: Unknown
Decade: 1750s
Credits: Courtesy of the Virginia Museum of History & Culture, 1958.28.