PAINTINGS & PRINTS
MESDA Craftsman ID Number
oil on canvas
[Overall Ht]48 3/4″ __[Overall Wdth]39 1/8″ __[Overall Depth] __[Overall Len] __[Overall Diam] __[Other]sight measurement
portrait of a young woman in a three-quarter pose with body to the right and head turned to the left, hair ornamentation, holding flowers in a basket, an outdoor scene in the background
__pink dress, white face, arm and neck faded, blue and pinks in background, basket of flowers, hair piece
The portrait descended through the Carter family to present owner.
yellow pine __yellow pine
Mrs. Robert Carter (nee Elizabeth Wormeley) __The subject was the second wife of Robert “King” Carter of “Widow Willis.” __The artist, Charles Bridges, was born in England but worked in and around Virginia c. 1735-40. See Craftsman database and MESDA’s photographic files for information on the artist.
Carolyn J. Weekley __04/07/1975