Richard Arell

Date: ca. 1771

The subject was a tavernkeeper in Alexandria. According to MESDA records, Arell moved to the city in 1771.

Dimensions: 48 1/8 x 35 in. (122.24 x 88.9 cm.)

The subject wears a white or light gray wig, dark jacket with darker waistcoat. His left hand is in his waistcoat, his right forearm rests on a table. He is turned to his left. The canvas is an irregular size.

Family: Arell
Location: Alexandria
Decade: 1770s
Credits: Private collection, MESDA Object Database, record S-6275, Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts (MESDA), Winston-Salem, NC.