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William Randolph III was the son of William Randolph II and Elizabeth Beverley Randolph of Turkey Island. He inherited land at Wilton Plantation and built a home there in the 1750s. He married Anne Harrison of Berkeley.
Dimensions: 36 x 29 in. (91.44 x 73.66 cm.)
The subject wears a gray-brown jacket and waistcoat with gold buttons and a gray wig. His left hand is tucked into his waistcoat and his right forearm rests on a stone plinth. He is turned three-quarters to his left.
See: David Meschutt, “John Wollaston’s Portraits of the Randolph Family Owned by the Virginia Historical Society,” The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography 16, 4 (October 1984): 449-473.