National Gallery of Art - THE COLLECTION
image of The Copley Family John Singleton Copley (painter)
American, 1738 - 1815
The Copley Family, 1776/1777
oil on canvas
overall: 184.1 x 229.2 cm (72 1/2 x 90 1/4 in.) framed: 226.1 x 271.8 x 13.9 cm (89 x 107 x 5 1/2 in.)
Andrew W. Mellon Fund
1961.7.1
On View
From the Tour: British and American Grand Manner Portraits of the 1700s
Object 3 of 12

Exhibition History

1777
Royal Academy, London, 1777, no. 61.
1862
International Exhibition, London, 1862, no. 51.
1873
Boston Atheneum, 1873, no. 144.
1874
Boston Atheneum, 1874, no. 130.
1888
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1888-1916, 1921-1925.
1938
John Singleton Copley, 1738-1815, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1938, no. 22.
1941
On loan to the National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1941-1951.
1965
John Singleton Copley, 1738-1815, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.; Metropolitan Musuem of Art, New York; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1965-1966, no. 61.
1974
American Self-Portraits 1670-1973, National Portrait Gallery, Washington; Indianapolis Museum of Art, 1974, no. 6 (shown in Washington only).
1980
La Pintura de Los Estados Unidos de Museos de la Ciudad de Washington, Museo del Palacio de Bellas Artes, Mexico City, 1980-1981, no. 1, color repro.
1995
John Singleton Copley in England, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.; Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, 1995-1996, no. 1, repro.

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