John Singleton Copley

The Copley Family



John Singleton Copley - The Copley Family

Literature

John Walker, National Gallery of Art, Washington, New York, 1995, nr. 545


Provenance

The artist
his son, John Singleton Copley, Jr., Lord Lyndhurst (1772-1863), London
his sale, Christie, Manson & Woods, London, 5 March 1864, nr. 91
bought by "Clarke" for the artist's granddaughter, Martha Babcock Greene Amory (Mrs. Charles Amory, 1812-1880), Boston
her husband, Charles Amory (1808-1898), Boston
their son, Edward Linzee Amory (1844-1911), New York
his nephew, Copley Amory (1866-1960), Washington, to his descendants, Copley Amory, Jr. (1890-1964), Cambridge, Massachusetts, Henry Russell Amory (1892-1962), Santa Barbara, California, Katharine Amory Smith (born 1908), Washington, Walter Amory (born 1924), Duxbury, Massachusetts, and Elizabeth Cole Amory (born 1955), Princeton, New Jersey
sold 1961 to NGA

External links

National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. Accession number 1961.7.1

Other works by John Singleton Copley


John Singleton Copley Samuel Relating to Eli the Judgements of God upon Eli's House
Samuel Relating to Eli the Judgements of God upon Eli's House
1780

John Singleton Copley Portrait of a Lady (Mrs. Seymour Fort)
Portrait of a Lady (Mrs. Seymour Fort)
c. 1780

John Singleton Copley Jeremiah Lee
Jeremiah Lee
1769

John Singleton Copley Jane Browne
Jane Browne
1756

John Singleton Copley
The Copley Family
1776/77
184.4 x 229.7 cm
Oil on canvas
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Andrew W. Mellon Fund

Family portrait