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The Honorable Dudley Woodbridge, Esquire

2006.44.775 (RS84919)

Description

Framed lithograph of a seated man wearing a wig, scarf and long jacket and holding a paper with a seal. Window with water and boat view.

Details

Maker
After Kneller, Sir Godfrey, 1646-1723 (Artist)
Date
1718
Inscriptions
"The Hon. ble Dudley Woodbridge Esq. Director Gen ll of ye royal Assiento Company of England / in Barbados." (printed)
G. Kneller Baromets pinx. 1718" (printed)
"J.Smith fec. et ex. 1718" (printed)
"Hon. Dudley Woodbridge. / of Barbados. Born 1677, Died 1720. / He was the son of Rev. Benjamin Woodbridge / (was was settled in Bristol R.I. and Kittery Me) / who married mary Ward and the grand /.son of Rev. John Woodbridge who married / Mercy Dudley dau of Gov. Thomas Dudley. / He was a brother of Benjamin Woodbridge / of Salem and the Rev Samuel of Conn. / Dudley Woodbridge went to Eng. as a young / man and became wealthy. Lived in / Barbados some years as Director of the Assicento / Co. and returned to Eng in 1718 and died 1720. / It was his son who was killed on Boston Common / in a duel - This is a fine mezzotint by / Smith a fine engraver. / Bot of Maggs, Lond, TXX Mar 1921 / Stephen W. Phillips / Salem." (handwritten)
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
lithographic ink
lithography
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
lithographic ink
lithographs
lithography
paper (fiber product)
Print
prints (visual works)
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
14 12/16 x 11 13/16 x 13/16 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.775
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
175374

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