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image of The Death of the Earl of Chatham John Singleton Copley (painter)
American, 1738 - 1815
The Death of the Earl of Chatham, 1779
oil on canvas
overall: 52.7 x 64.2 cm (20 3/4 x 25 1/4 in.) framed: 79.7 x 91.6 x 6.7 cm (31 3/8 x 36 1/16 x 2 5/8 in.)
Gift of Mrs. Gordon Dexter
1947.15.1
Not on View
From the Tour: John Singleton Copley
Object 9 of 12

Exhibition History

1949
American Paintings from the Collection of the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1949.
1958
A Salute to William Pitt; An Exhibition of Art and Letters Honoring the First Earl of Chatham, Chatham College, Pittsburgh, 1958-1959, no. 8.
1965
John Singleton Copley, 1738-1815, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.; Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1965-1966, no. 71.
1968
The Age of Queen Charlotte 1744-1818, Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte, North Carolina, 1968, no. 3.
1976
American Painting of the Revolutionary Period, Baltimore Museum of Art, 1976, no. 31.
1976
The Eye of Thomas Jefferson, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1976, no. 66.
1991
Zeichen der Freiheit: Das Bild der Republik in der Kunst des 16. bis 20. Jahrhunderts [Emblems of Liberty: The Image of the Republic in the Art of the 16th to the 20th Century], Kunstmuseum, Bern, Switzerland, 1991, no. 318, repro.
1993
Picturing History: American Painting 1770-1930, The IBM Gallery, New York; Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.; Dallas Museum of Art; Center for the Fine Arts, Miami, 1993-1994, no. 22, repro.
2000
The Revolutionary War: Founding the New Nation, Nassau County Museum of Art, Roslyn Harbor, 2000, unnumbered catalogue, repro.

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