John Bolton (1726-1784)

Title:
John Bolton (1726-1784)
Date: 
1759
Medium: 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 
Overall: 30 x 25 in. ( 76.2 x 63.5 cm )
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Reginald Pelham Bolton
Object Number: 
1942.352
Marks: 
inscription: on back: "John Bolton, 2d son of Robt ne 20 June 1726 ob 2 Mar 1784 / J. Hesselius Pinx 1759, Commissary of Kent Co. Md."
Gallery Label: 
John Bolton was the third son of Robert Bolton, merchant of Philadelphia, and Ann (Curtis) Clay Bolton. He settled in Chestertown, Maryland, and married Eleanor Dougherty in 1771.
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Creative: Tronvig Group