Richard Corbin (ca. 1715-ca. 1787)

Artist: Unknown
Date: ?

Richard Corbin built Laneville. He married Elizabeth Tayloe. The portrait descended along with that of his wife by Charles Willson Peale. The portrait looks like it was overpainted or damaged. The artist and date of creation are unclear.

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

The subject wears a brown wig and brown jacket. He is turned three-quarters to his left. His right hand rests on a book with red title label and gold tooling.


Family: Corbin
Decade: Unknown
Credits: Private collection. Photograph by Ira W. Martin, courtesy of the Frick Art Reference Library.