JAIC 1984, Volume 23, Number 2, Article 5 (pp. 130 to 152)
JOHN SINGLETON COPLEY'S PORTRAITS: A TECHNICAL STUDY OF THREE REPRESENTATIVE EXAMPLES
J. William Shank
ABSTRACT—The painting career of John Singleton Copley (1738–1815) in America and England is outlined. In a technical study of three paintings from his major stylistic periods, pigments are analyzed, and information regarding the artist's materials and sources is provided.