John Singleton Copley (1738 - 1815) MP

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Birthplace: Boston, MA, USA
Death: Died in London, Greater London, United Kingdom
Managed by: Ned Reynolds
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About John Singleton Copley

(portrait by Gilbert Stuart)

John Singleton Copley (1738[1] – 1815) was an American painter, born presumably in Boston, Massachusetts, and a son of Richard and Mary Singleton Copley, both Irish. He is famous for his portrait paintings of important figures in colonial New England, depicting in particular middle-class subjects. His paintings were innovative in their tendency to depict artifacts relating to these individuals' lives. --------------------

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John Singleton Copley's Timeline

July 3, 1738
Boston, MA, USA
October 23, 1769
Age 31
Boston, Suffolk Co., MA
November 1770
Age 32
Boston, Suffolk Co., MA
May 21, 1772
Age 33
Boston, Suffolk Co., MA
September 9, 1815
Age 77
London, Greater London, United Kingdom