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Sarah Fitzhugh Bland (Mrs. Theodorick Bland, Sr.)

Description

Oil on canvas portrait painting of Sarah Fitzhugh Bland (Mrs. Theodorick Bland, Sr.) (1748-1793), 1767, by John Hesselius. Sarah was born in Bedford, Virginia. In 1772, she married Theodorick Bland (1746- ), a merchant and Enlish immigrant. Their son, Theodorick Bland, Jr. (1776-1848) served as a Federal Judge for the Maryland District Court and later served as the 5th Chancellor of Maryland. In 1767, this painting was commissioned for £20 and 16 shillings.

Date

1767

Materials

Oil on canvas

Dimensions

47.5 x 57.5 inches

Resource ID

356

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. Lawrence Bailliere Jr. and Mr. Thomas H.G. Bailliere

Digital Publisher

Digital resource provided by the Maryland Center for History and Culture

Rights

This digital image is made available here for private study, scholarship, and research. Commercial and other uses are prohibited without the permission of the Maryland Center for History and Culture. For more information, visit the MCHC’s Reproductions and Permissions web page.