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William Prentis was a successful Williamsburg merchant. He married Mary Brooke.
Dimensions: 30 1/4 x 25 1/8 in. (76.8 x 63.8 cm.)
The subject wears a brown jacket and waistcoat and holds a letter in his hand. He is turned three-quarters to his left.
See: Colonial Williamsburg eMuseum; Richard H. Saunders and Ellen G. Miles, American Colonial Portraits, 1770-1776 (1987), 156-158.