National Gallery of Art - THE COLLECTION
image of Jane Browne John Singleton Copley (painter)
American, 1738 - 1815
Jane Browne, 1756
oil on canvas
overall: 75.6 x 62.6 cm (29 3/4 x 24 5/8 in.) framed: 89.2 x 76.5 x 5.1 cm (35 1/8 x 30 1/8 x 2 in.)
Andrew W. Mellon Collection
1942.8.2
On View
From the Tour: John Singleton Copley
Object 1 of 12

Perkins, Augustus Thorndike. Supplementary List of Paintings by John Singleton Copley. Boston, n.d. [after 1873]: 5.
1894Portraits of Women; Loan Exhibition for the Benefit of St. John's Guild and The Orthopaedic Hospital. Exh. cat. National Academy of Design, New York, 1894: no. 82.
1907Hodges, George. Holderness; An Account of the Beginnings of a New Hampshire Town. Boston and New York, 1907: xiii, repro. opp. 60.
1915Bayley, Frank W. The Life and Works of John Singleton Copley. Boston, 1915: 166.
1921Ford, James Lauren. Forty-odd Years in the Literary Shop. New York, 1921: 7, 10.
1923Rogers, Mary Cochrane. Glimpses of an Old Social Capital (Portsmouth, New Hampshire). Boston, 1923: repro. opp. 64.
1924Exhibition of the Earliest Known Portraits of Americans by Painters of the Seventeenth, Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries. Exh. cat. The Union League Club, New York, 1924: no. 12.
1928A Loan Exhibition of Paintings by Early American Portrait Painters. Exh. cat. The Century Association, New York, 1928: no. 13.
1928Sherman, Frederic Fairchild. "Portraits and Miniatures by Copley, Dunlap, Eichholtz, and Robert Street." Art in America 16 (1928): 122, repro. 123.
1928Portraits by Early American Artists of the Seventeenth, Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries, Collected by Thomas B. Clarke. Exh. cat. Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1928, unnumbered.
1930Bolton, Theodore and Harry Lorin Binsse. "An American Artist of Formula: Joseph Blackburn." The Antiquarian 15 (November 1930): 50, repro.
1938Parker, Barbara Neville and Anne Bolling Wheeler. John Singleton Copley: American Portraits in Oil, Pastel, and Miniature with Biographical Sketches. Boston, 1938: 51-52, pl. 7.
1938John Singleton Copley, 1738-1815, Loan Exhibition of Paintings, Pastels, Miniatures and Drawings, Exh. cat. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1938: no. 15.
1939Morgan, John Hill. John Singleton Copley, 1737/8-1815. Windham, Connecticut, 1939: 11.
1943Burroughs, Alan. "Young Copley." Art in America 31 (October 1943): 164, repro. cover.
1950The Face of American History. Exh. cat. Columbia Museum of Art, South Carolina, 1950: no. 2.
1951American Portraits from the National Gallery of Art. Exh. cat. Atlanta Art Association, High Museum of Art, Atlanta, 1951: no. 4.
1952Opening Exhibition of the George Thomas Hunter Gallery of Art. Exh. cat. Chattanooga Art Association, 1952: unnumbered.
1953Roberts, Kenneth. "Elizabeth Browne, Joseph Blackburn and `Northwest Passage'," Art in America 41 (Winter 1953): 5-21, fig. 7.
1965John Singleton Copley, Exh. cat. National Gallery of Art, Washington; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1965-1966: no. 7.
1966Prown, Jules David. John Singleton Copley. 2 vols. Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1966: 1:22-24, 211, fig. 40.
1970American Paintings and Sculpture: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1970: 44, repro.
1975Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. New York, 1975: 390, fig. 561 color.
1976First Flowers of Our Wilderness. Exh. cat. The Santa Barbara Museum of Art; The University of Arizona Museum of Art, Tucson, 1976: no. 16.
1980American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1980: 135, repro.
1981Williams 1981, repro. 20, 21.
1984Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 387, no. 546, color repro.
1992American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 147, repro.
1995Miles, Ellen G. American Paintings of the Eighteenth Century. The Collections of the National Gallery of Art Systematic Catalogue. Washington, D.C., 1995: 21-24, color repro. 23.

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