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PAINTING

Category
PAINTINGS & PRINTS
Object Name
PAINTING
Maker/Artist
Wollaston, John\(copy?) (Hesselius)
MESDA Craftsman ID Number
44923, 44924, 63182, 63183, 63184
Place Made
Virginia
Date
circa 1755-1757
Materials
oil
Dimensions
[Overall Ht]29 1/2″ __[Overall Wdth]24 1/2″ __[Overall Depth] __[Overall Len] __[Overall Diam] __[Other]sight measurement
Description
portrait of a small boy in a three-quarter sitting pose, head turned slightly to the right, body turned slightly to the left; dark hair; dress off left shoulder and dress on right shoulder; right hand holding flowers; right arm around a lamb; left hand on handle of basket
Object Location
private collection
Photo Number
S-7238
File Location
PAINTINGS/Wollaston, John
History
The portrait descended in the Page family on same property to present owner.
Alterations-Condition
mostly inpainted
Subjects
Robert Page b. 1751- __The subject was born in Gloucester County at “Rosewell.” His father was Mann Page. As an adult the subject lived in eastern Hanover County, Virginia.

For various relatives, see the following:
S-28661, Mann Page II;
NN-113, John Page;
S-5704, Mann Page I;
S-5705, John Page.

See MESDA’s sitter cards for more Page relatives.

__For information on the artist, refer to Craftsman Database and information filed at Paintings/Wollaston.

Examined
Bradford L. Rauschenberg –Frank L. Horton –Edith Culpepper Potter __06/28/1977