Spencer Roane
Original Author: Cephas Thompson
Created: ca. 1809
Medium: Oil on canvas

Spencer Roane

Spencer Roane is the subject of this oil portrait by Cephas Thompson. A Virginia lawyer who held political office early in his career, Roane served for twenty-seven years as a judge on the Court of Appeals (later the Supreme Court of Virginia). This painting is part of the Commonwealth of Virginia's art collection.