Richard Morris (1730-1810)
Charcoal with stumping, black and white chalk with Conté crayon on pink prepared paper
Overall: 21 1/2 x 15 1/2 in. ( 54.6 x 39.4 cm )
mat: 22 x 16 in. ( 55.9 x 40.6 cm )
Gift of Lewis Gouverneur Morris, his great-great-grandson
label: on back: "This is Richard Morris the son of the Third Lewis Morris of Morrisania / and Father of the present scribe who / held the Office of Judge of Admiralty / under the Crown of Ingland[sic] in 1774 / and resigned it at the commencement / of our Revolution and in 1775 received / the Office of Chief Justice of his / native State which he held agreeable / to the limits of the then constatution[sic] / Robt. Morris"
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