Fielding Lewis
Original Author: Attributed to John Wollaston
Created: ca. 1755–1757
Medium: Oil on canvas

Fielding Lewis

Fielding Lewis, a merchant, politician, and gun manufacturer during the American Revolution, is the subject of this mid–eighteenth-century oil portrait attributed to John Wollaston. Wollaston, an English painter, traveled for eighteen years throughout the American colonies and executed a number of formal portraits.