John Singleton Copley: Selected Paintings

by Brook Steinman

Publisher: Publisher s13381

Publication Date: October 08, 2017

ISBN: 9788826092867

Binding: Kobo eBook

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John Singleton Copley RA (1738 – 1815) was an Anglo-American painter, active in both colonial America and England. He was probably born in Boston, Massachusetts, to Richard and Mary Singleton Copley, both Anglo-Irish. He is famous for his portrait paintings of wealthy and influential figures in colonial New England, depicting in particular middle-class subjects. His portraits were innovative in their tendency to depict artifacts relating to these individuals' lives.