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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.