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John Singleton Copley

Barbara Neville Parker

John Singleton Copley

American portraits in oil, pastel, and miniature

by Barbara Neville Parker

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Published by Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, Mass .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Copley, John Singleton, 1738-1815.,
    • Portraits, American.,
    • United States -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementwith biographical sketches by Barbara Neville Parker [and] Anne Bolling Wheeler.
      GenreBiography.
      ContributionsWheeler, Anne Bolling, joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsND237.C7 P3
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix p., 2 l., [3]-284 p., 1 l.
      Number of Pages284
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6365894M
      LC Control Number38004135
      OCLC/WorldCa1214439

      John Singleton Copley had emigrated to London by the time Paul Revere made his legendary midnight ride to alert the patri-ots that the British were coming. He had painted this portrait of Paul Revere some years earlier, when Revere was known as a silversmith with a . John Singleton Copley, Paul Revere, , oil on canvas, x cm (Museum of Fine Arts, Boston) Indeed, comparing Copley’s portrait of the silversmith with that of Copley’s neighbor, John Hancock, makes the differences all the more obvious.

      Background and education. Lyndhurst was born in Boston, Massachusetts, the son of painter John Singleton Copley and his wife Susanna Farnham (née Clarke). His father left America to live in London in , and his wife and son followed a year later. Copley was educated at a private school and Trinity College, Cambridge, where he graduated as second io-holding.comcal party: Tory. John Singleton Copley in America User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. This ponderously impressive tome examines colonial painter Copley's American-produced oeuvre. The artist's life and work is covered until his relocation to London in Based on a large exhibition Read full review.

      Biography of John Singleton Copley Childhood and Education. John Singleton Copley was born in to Irish immigrant parents, most likely in Boston, Massachusetts. A tobacconist by trade, his father, Richard Copley, moved to the West Indies around the time of . Americans have long thought of the Boston-born painter John Singleton Copley as a founding father, one who happened to wield a paintbrush instead of a quill. Among the first great artists born in.


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John Singleton Copley [James T. Flexner] on io-holding.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A book for both the general reader of American history and the student of art, Flexner's study of Copley () brings into vivid detail the struggle the artist Cited by: 3.

A book for both the general reader of American history and the student of art, Flexner's study of Copley () brings into vivid detail the struggle the artist endured against an unfavorable environment in the New World, his rise to fame, the development of his unique style, and the personal growth of the man who became America's first great artist/5(8).

Nov 02,  · Other books have been written about Copley that might afford a deeper appreciation for his art, such as James Flexner's "John Singleton Copley." For an engaging account of this period in Boston history, Esther Forbes's Pulitzer Prize-winning "Paul Revere and the World He Lived In" is a classic.

Better yet, go on a Boston By Foot tour/5(15). John Singleton Copley was the leading portraitist of the American colonial era.

This volume, which accompanies a major exhibition of Copley's work organized by the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, focuses on the paintings, miniatures and pastels which Copley produced before he moved to London in /5(5).

John Singleton Copley (kŏp´lē), –, American portrait painter, b. Boston. Copley is considered the greatest of the American old masters. He studied with his stepfather, Peter Pelham, and undoubtedly frequented the studios of Smibert and Feke.

At 20 he was already a successful portrait painter with a mature style remarkable for its brilliance, clarity, and forthright characterization.

John Singleton Copley ( - ) He is John Singleton Copley book for his portrait paintings of important figures in colonial New England, depicting in particular middle-class subjects. Essentially self-taught, John Singleton Copley became the leading portrait painter in the colonies before moving to England in He painted miniatures between andcreating roughly thirty oil-on-copper images and fifteen paintings in watercolor on io-holding.com: Jul 03, It is ironic, as Harvard history professor Jane Kamensky notes in her vivid new book, that the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston has the world's largest collection of work by John Singleton Copley.

John Singleton Copley, American painter of portraits and historical subjects, generally acclaimed as the finest artist of colonial America. Little is known of Copley’s boyhood. He gained familiarity with graphic art from his stepfather, the limner and engraver Peter Pelham, and developed an early.

Biography of John Singleton Copley. The excellence of his own portraits was not accidental or miraculous; it had an academic foundation. A book of Copley's studies of the figure, now at the British Museum, proves that before he was twenty, whether with or without help from a teacher, he was making anatomical drawings with much care and.

John Singleton [1] Copley () Sources [2] Painter Early Years. Copley was born in to poor and uncultured parents who had emigrated from Ireland [3].

Growing up in a house on Long Wharf in Boston, Copley was at one of the wealthiest centers of commercial trade in the colonies. John Singleton Copley lived in the XVIII – XIX cent., a remarkable figure of American Neoclassicism and Romanticism.

Find more works of this artist at io-holding.com – best visual art io-holding.com place: Boston, United States. Episode No. of The Modern Art Notes Podcast features historian and author Jane Kamensky and curator Anne Ellegood.

Kamensky is the author of "A Revolution in Color: The World of John Singleton Copley." The book is a new biography that places one of early America's best and most important artists within the context of.

John Singleton Copley’s dramatic rendering of a shark attacking year-old Brook Watson caused a sensation when it was exhibited at London’s Royal Academy in The pictured attack had occurred some 30 years earlier. John Singleton Copley. [James Thomas Flexner] -- A book for both the general reader of American history and the student of art, Flexner's study of Copley () brings into vivid detail the struggle the artist endured against an unfavorable.

Oct 10,  · A new book, "A Revolution In Color: The World Of John Singleton Copley," tells his story and Here & Now's Alex Ashlock spoke with the author, Author: Alex Ashlock. Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study.

The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. Feb 28,  · Jane Kamensky published a biography of John Singleton Copley. Then she got a tattoo of his art. When Writing a Book Leaves a (Literal) Mark on Its Author the needle’s point.

I’m. Included in this page John Singleton Copley Picture Study Aid is the following: a brief summary of the childhood of American, Neo-classical and Romantic painter, John Singleton Copley ().

a synopsis of six of his works (see below). a few book recommendations for additional study. printable versions of the pieces covered.5/5(5). Oct 06,  · "A Revolution in Color," by Jane Kamensky.

W.W. Norton & Co, pages. $ Jane Kamensky describes “A Revolution in Color,” her study of the life and times of artist John Singleton Copley. Copley's picture of King Charles the First demanding in the House of Commons.

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