John Bolton (1726-1784)

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