Roger Atkinson (1725-1784)

Artist: John Durand
Date: ca. 1770-1776

Roger Atkinson was a Petersburg merchant who purchased Mansfield Plantation in the 1760s. He married Anne Pleasants and was the father of Thomas Atkinson.

Dimensions: 35 1/2 x 27 1/2 in. (90.17 x 69.85 cm.)

The subject wears a wig. His right hand is in his waistcoat.

See: MESDA Database, S-5779

Family: Atkinson
Decade: 1770s
Credits: Private collection, MESDA Object Database, record S-5779, Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts (MESDA), Winston-Salem, NC.