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Author/Artist Bridges, Charles, 1670-1747.
Title Member of the Fitzhugh family.
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  Bridges, Charles 121-6f    DIGITIZED
Provenance (a) Dr. George Bolling Lee, New York ((f) deceased 1948);
(e) his wife, Mrs. George Bolling Lee, who placed this painting on indefinate loan at the Virginia Historical Society, Richmond;
(e and i) withdrawn from the Virginia Historical Society, her May 30, 1961 by Mrs. George Bolling Lee and sent to her daughter, Mrs. A. Smith Bowman (Mary W. Lee), McLean, Virginia.
Current repository Mrs. A. Smith Bowman, Mc Lean, Virginia, United States, private.
Sourced updates Title and attribution: (b) A Member of the Fitzhugh Family, by Charles Bridges. Medium: (b) Oil on canvas.
Color notes (b) Dark brown hair, light brown hair. Light blue coat, white waistcoat. Very dark brown background.
Attribution history (e) Possibly by Charles Bridges, although very doubtful.
Subject (c) A member of the Fitzhugh family who was called "Lord Ravensworth".
Images Photograph, Ira W. Martin 11795 Frick Art Reference Library, New York (FARL) negative
Digital image, 3107100098575_001.tif (image).
Digital image, 3107100098575_002.tif (image).
Digital image, 3107100098575_003.tif (documentation).
Digital image, 11795_POST.tif negative.
Exhibitions (a) New York, 1930 (7, as Lord Ravensworth); (lent by Dr. George Bolling Lee); (f) New York, 1946 (11) (lent by same).
Sources (a) Catalog, Exhibition, Stratford Week, Lucy Lamar Galleries, New York, April 14-19, 1930, n.p. (7).
(b) FARL (AAB), April 1930.
(c) Dr. George Bolling Lee, November 1944 (AAB).
(d) Catalog, Exhibition, Stratford: The Lees of Virginia and Their Contemporaries, Knoedler Galleries, New York, April 29 - May 18, 1946, p.23 (11).
(e) Foote, "Charles Bridges, 'Sergeant-Painter of Virginia,' 1735-1740," Virginia Magazine of History and Biography, LX, January 1952, p.43.
(f) New York Social Register 1949, New York, 1948, p.441.
(g) David Meschutt, letter dated July 25, 1986.
Fund Record created with funding from The Henry Luce Foundation.
Record created with funding from The National Endowment for the Humanities.
LC subject Bridges, Charles, 1670-1747.
Ravensworth, Lord.
Art, American.
Other subject Portraits: Men: With hands (without hats): Head to right.
Genre/Form American School.
Paintings (visual works)
Related corporate bodies Frick Art Reference Library.
Private collection Mrs. A. Smith Bowman, art collection.
Frick artist name form Bridges, Charles, bapt.1670-m.1747.

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