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John Singleton Copley (1737-1815), Painter

Sitter in 5 portraits
Artist associated with 21 portraits
A Boston-born portrait and history painter who settled in London in 1775 after a tour of the Continent. A successful artist, Copley is known mostly for his portraits of British characters associated with colonial New England and large-scale depictions of dramatic contemporary events such as The Death of Chatham.

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2143

John Singleton Copley

by Gilbert Stuart
oil on canvas, circa 1784
NPG 2143

D36120

John Singleton Copley

by Medallic Art Company Ltd, after John Singleton Copley
gold-plated silver medal, (1780-1784)
NPG D36120

D10716

Royal Academicians

by Charles Bestland, after Henry Singleton
stipple engraving, published 1802 (1795)
NPG D10716

D36021

Key to Royal Academicians

by Charles Bestland, after Henry Singleton
stipple engraving, published 1802 (1795)
NPG D36021

D18003

John Singleton Copley

by William Daniell, after George Dance
soft-ground etching, (30 March 1793)
NPG D18003