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Author/Artist Durand, John, active 1766-1782.
Title Gray Briggs.
Publisher/Date 1775.
Description Graphic reproduction(s) with documentation of a painting.
Dimensions/Medium 30 x 25 in.
oil on canvas.
Location Call Number Vol./Copy Status Information
 Frick Photoarchive Items  Durand, John 1731-1805 121-14a    DIGITIZED
Provenance (g) Formerly hung at "Wales," Dinwiddie County, Virginia, home of the Briggs family;
(g) given by Mrs. Dolly McEnery, who lived at "Wales," to her son, Peter McEnery;
(g) given by him to Miss Mary Heth Harrison, Petersburg, Virginia and hung in "El Hill," the home of her mother, Mrs. Nathaniel C. Harrison, Petersburg, Virginia for fifty years;
(g) given by Miss Mary Heth Harrison to her niece, Mrs. John A. Coke, Jr., Richmond, Virginia (deceased);
(g) Mrs. Preston F. Hix, Virginia Beach, Virginia, who later became Mrs. J. Prince Sebrell ((f) she probably will bequeath the portrait to her nephew, Joseph L. Dennison, Jr., Richmond, Virginia).
Current repository Mrs. J. Prince Sebrell, Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States, private.
Images Photograph, William McKillop 2246 Frick Art Reference Library, New York (FARL) negative
Digital image, 3107100105737_001.tif (image).
Digital image, 3107100105737_002.tif (image).
Digital image, 3107100105737_003.tif (documentation).
Digital image, 2246_POST.tif negative.
Copy/Inscriptions Signed on back: "Gray Briggs aetat 43 A. 1775 J. Durand Pinx.".
Sources Information from Frick Art Reference Library Photoarchive.
Mrs. J. Prince Sebrell, Virginia Beach, Virginia.
(g) Information from Frick Art Reference Library Photoarchive.
(f) Mrs. J. Prince Sebrell, Virginia Beach, Virginia, letter dated August 28, 1994.
(g) Information from Frick Art Reference Library Photoarchive.
(f) Mrs. J. Prince Sebrell, Virginia Beach, Virginia, letter dated August 28, 1994.
Fund Record created with funding from The National Endowment for the Humanities.
Record created with funding from The Henry Luce Foundation.
LC subject Durand, John, active 1766-1782.
Briggs, Gray, active 1775.
Art, American.
Other subject Portraits: Men: Without hands: (without hats): Head to right.
Genre/Form American School.
Paintings (visual works)
Reproductions.
Related corporate bodies Frick Art Reference Library.
Private collection Mrs. J. Prince Sebrell, art collection.
Frick artist name form Durand, John 1731-1805, 1731-1805.

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