Sir Edmund Andros
Original Author: Mary Beale
Created: Second half of the seventeenth century
Medium: Oil on canvas
Publisher: Virginia Historical Society

Sir Edmund Andros

Sir Edmund Andros, governor of Virginia from 1692 until 1698, is portrayed in this painting by Mary Beale. One of the first professional women painters in England, Beale was a popular portraitist in the mid-to-late-seventeenth century.