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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
Materials
oil on canvas
Dimensions
[Overall Ht]34 7/8″ __[Overall Wdth]27 1/2″ __[Overall Depth] __[Overall Len] __[Overall Diam] __[Other]sight measurement
Description
a three-quarter pose of a man with hand in vest, cravat, buttoned vest with two unbuttoned, open jacket, other hand not in portrait
Object Location
private collection
Photo Number
S-11084
File Location
PAINTINGS/Durand, John
History
The portrait descended in the Bolling family of Petersburg, Virginia to present owner.
Alterations-Condition
considerable paint loss, vertical seam in canvas on right side __remounted at some point
Subjects
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.
Examined
Bradford L. Rauschenberg –Frank L. Horton –Luke Beckerdite –Catherine Roe __04/03/1981