PAINTINGS & PRINTS
MESDA Craftsman ID Number
oil on canvas
[Overall Ht]34 7/8″ __[Overall Wdth]27 1/2″ __[Overall Depth] __[Overall Len] __[Overall Diam] __[Other]sight measurement
a three-quarter pose of a man with hand in vest, cravat, buttoned vest with two unbuttoned, open jacket, other hand not in portrait
The portrait descended in the Bolling family of Petersburg, Virginia to present owner.
considerable paint loss, vertical seam in canvas on right side __remounted at some point
Robert Bolling died circa 1776 __ __See artist John Wollaston for a portrait of subject’s father Robert Bolling S-11085. Also see artist John Durand for a portrait of subject’s daughter, Mary Anna, S-11086. See Craftsman database and MESDA’s photographic file for information on the artist, John Durand.
Bradford L. Rauschenberg –Frank L. Horton –Luke Beckerdite –Catherine Roe __04/03/1981