The subject wears a gray wig and a gray jacket with matching gray waistcoat and silver buttons. He is turned three-quarters to his right. A hat is tucked under his left arm. His left hand is gloved and holds another white glove. He stands against a plain background.
See: Carolyn J. Weekley, Painters and Paintings in the Early American South (2013), 11, 91-94; Wayne Craven, Colonial American Portraiture (1986), 199-201.