In Mary Willing Byrd’s will, this portrait was left to the subject along with that of his brother, John Carter Byrd.
Dimensions: 30 x 25 in. (76.2 x 63.5 cm.)
The subject wears a white waistcoat with black spots and a gray jacket. A ribbon is behind his neck. He holds a bow with a red grip and an arrow with white feathers. He is turned three-quarters to his right and stands outdoors.
See: The Will of Mrs. Mary Willing Byrd, of Westover, 1813, with a List of the Westover Portraits.” The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography 6, no. 4 (April 1899): 345–58