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PAINTING

Category
PAINTINGS & PRINTS
Object Name
PAINTING
Maker/Artist
Durand, John\attributed
MESDA Craftsman ID Number
10023,52642,70978
Place Made
Virginia
Date
1770-1776
Materials
oil on canvas
Dimensions
[Overall Ht]35″ __[Overall Wdth]27 1/2″ __[Overall Depth] __[Overall Len] __[Overall Diam] __[Other]sight measurement
Description
man in a three-quarter pose facing right, wig, small collar on shirt, buttoned vest with two buttons open, unbuttoned jacket, right hand on hip, other hand not in view, ruffled cuffs on shirt
Object Location
private collection
Photo Number
S-5779
File Location
PAINTINGS/Durand, John
History
The portrait descended in the family to present owner.
Alterations-Condition
needs cleaning __relined
Subjects
Roger Atkinson __The subject married Anne Pleasants of “Curles Neck Farm,” Charles City County, Virginia. They lived at “Mansfield” in Dinwiddie County, Virginia. He was the father of Thomas Atkinson. __See S-6577A, S-5740, S-6577B, S-5776B (“Mansfield”), and S-5776 (Thomas Atkinson). See Craftsman database and MESDA’s photographic files for information on the artist, John Durand. Also see MESDA’s small Virginia cards for information on the subject, Roger Atkinson.
Examined
Bradford L. Rauschenberg –Frank L. Horton –Edith Culpepper Potter __04/07/1976