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Author/Artist Hesselius, John, 1728-1778, attributed to.
Title William Lightfoot.
Publisher/Date 1750; 1746-1751.
Description Graphic reproduction(s) with documentation of a painting.
Dimensions/Medium 59 x 49 in.
Location Call Number Vol./Copy Status Information
 Frick Photoarchive Items  Hesselius, John 121-7g    DIGITIZED
Provenance (b) Lightfoot Family, "Sandy Point,," Virginia;
(b) Mrs. Maude Tarlton Winchester, New York;
(g) by 1966, Mrs. Robert P. Patterson, New York.
Current repository Mrs. Robert P. Patterson, New York, New York, United States, private.
Color notes (b) Wears blue court dress.
Attribution history (b) Attributed by Volkmar to Thomas Hudson; (f) Mrs. Sawitzky agrees with the attribution to Thomas Hudson. (e) By John Hesselius, per Lawrence Park. (d) Very likely by Robert Feke, per Theodore Bolton, 1931; the highlights around the eyes are not characteristic of Hesselius.
Subject (a and b) William Lightfoot (1724-1764), son fo Philip Lightfoot of "Sandy Point" and his wife, Mary Armistead. Shriff of York County in 1746. Married Mildred Howell. Their children were William (died 1809), Philip (died 1819), Mary, and Mildred.
Images Photograph, Stephen G. Cleveland, New York 935 Frick Art Reference Library, New York (FARL) negative
Digital image, 935_POST.tif negative.
Digital image, 3107100113485_001.tif (image).
Digital image, 3107100113485_002.tif (image).
Digital image, 3107100113485_003.tif (documentation).
Exhibitions (c) Baltimore, Maryland Society of Sons of the American Revolution, Exhibition of Revolutionary Relics, 1893.
Sources (a) Lightfoot Family, William and Mary College Quarterly v.3, pp.108-110.
(b) Mrs. William Reynolds, Hartford, letters dated April 4 and July 19, 1922.
(c) Mrs. William Reynolds, Frick Library data sheet completed 1922.
(d) Theodore Bolton, verbally, May 15, 1931.
(e) Lawrence Park, verbally, date not given.
(f) Mrs. William Sawitzky, verbally, March 4, 1954.
(g) Mrs. Robert P. Patterson, by telephone, June 1, 1966.
Fund Record created with funding from The Henry Luce Foundation.
LC subject Hesselius, John, 1728-1778.
Hudson, Thomas, 1701-1779.
Feke, Robert, approximately 1705-1750.
Lightfoot, William, 1724-1764.
Art, American.
Other subject Portraits: Men: With hands (without hats): Head to left.
Genre/Form American School.
Paintings (visual works)
Other author Hudson, Thomas, 1701-1779, alternate attribution.
Feke, Robert, approximately 1705-1750, alternate attribution.
Related corporate bodies Frick Art Reference Library.
Private collection Mrs. Robert P. Patterson, art collection.
Frick artist name form Hesselius, John, 1728-1778, attributed to.

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