William Randolph (d. 1745)

Artist: Unknown
Date: ca. 1740-1745

William Randolph was a son of Thomas and Judith Randolph of Tuckahoe. He was a grandson of William Randolph I and Mary Isham Randolph of Turkey Island. William Randolph married Maria Judith Page of Rosewell and lived at Tuckahoe. Graham Hood tentatively attributed the portrait to William Dering.

Dimensions: 30 x 25 in. (76.8 x 64.5 cm.)

The subject wears a dark jacket and waistcoat and a white wig. His left hand is tucked into his waistcoat and his right hand is on his hip. He is turned three-quarters to his left.

See: MESDA Database, S-8566; Graham Hood, Charles Bridges and William Dering: Two Virginia Painters, 1735-1750 (1975), 118.

Family: Randolph
Decade: 1740s
Credits: Private collection, MESDA Object Database, record S-8566, Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts (MESDA), Winston-Salem, NC.