John Singleton Copley - Baron Graham

Literature

John Walker, National Gallery of Art, Washington, New York, 1995, nr. 555


Provenance

Robert Graham (1744-1836)
bequeathed to Sir George Henry Smyth (1784-1852), 6th baronet, Berechurch Hall, Colchester, Essex
bequeathed to his grandson and heir, Thomas George Graham White (died 1878), Wethersfield Manor and Berechurch Hall, Colchester, Essex
his estate sale, Christie, Manson and Woods, London, 23 March 1878, nr. 25
bought by "Graves"
Martha Babcock Greene Amory (Mrs. Charles Amory, 1812-1880), Boston, the artists's granddaughter
her husband, Charles Amory (1808-1898), Boston
their daughter, Susan Greene Amory Dexter (Mrs. Franklin Gordon Dexter, 1840-1924), Boston
her son, Gordon Dexter (1864-1937), Boston
his widow, Isabella Hunnewell Dexter (c. 1871-1968)
gift 1942 to NGA

External links

National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. Accession number 1942.4.1

Other works by John Singleton Copley


John Singleton Copley Watson and the Shark
Watson and the Shark
1778

John Singleton Copley Mrs. Jeremiah Lee (Martha Swett)
Mrs. Jeremiah Lee (Martha Swett)
1769

John Singleton Copley Epes Sargent
Epes Sargent
c. 1760

John Singleton Copley The Red Cross Knight
The Red Cross Knight
1793

John Singleton Copley
Baron Graham
1804
145.3 x 118.9 cm
Oil on canvas
Signed center left, on base of column: JSCopley. R.A. pinx
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Gift of Mrs. Gordon Dexter