John Singleton Copley(1738-1815), 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.
- Portrait of the Day: William Murray, 1st Earl of Mansfield
28 January, 12:30