Portrait, The Custis Children, Matthew Pratt, c. 1773

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Title

Portrait, The Custis Children, Matthew Pratt, c. 1773

Subject

Children of Martha Washington

Description

This portrait is believed to depict John Parke and Martha Parke Custis, the surviving children of Martha Washington and her first husband, Daniel Parke Custis. Although George and Martha Washington were never able to have children of their own, George treated Jacky and Patsy as his own children. The artist of this portrait is unknown but believed to have been Matthew Pratt (image courtesy of Virginia Historical Society).

Creator

Unidentified, believed to be Matthew Pratt

Publisher

Virginia Historical Society

Date

1773

Format

painting, oil on canvas

Language

eng

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Original Format

portrait, oil on canvas

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How to Cite this Item

Unidentified, believed to be Matthew Pratt, "Portrait, The Custis Children, Matthew Pratt, c. 1773," in Martha Washington, Item #230, http://marthawashington.us/items/show/230 (accessed July 16, 2018).