Harry F. Byrd
Original Author: Sidney Dickinson
Created: 1953
Medium: Oil on canvas
Publisher: Library of Virginia

Harry F. Byrd

This is the official gubernatorial portrait of Harry F. Byrd, the governor of Virginia from 1926 to 1930. When the artist Sidney Dickinson painted this portrait in 1953, Byrd was serving as a U.S. senator, a position he held from 1933 until 1965.