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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

1910Bayley, Frank W. A Sketch of the Life and a List of Some of the Works of John Singleton Copley. Boston, 1910: 34.
1915Bayley, Frank W. The Life and Works of John Singleton Copley. Boston, 1915: 76.
1958A Salute to William Pitt; An Exhibition of Art and Letters Honoring the First Earl of Chatham. Exh. cat. Chatham College, Pittsburgh, 1958-1959: no. 8.
1965John Singleton Copley, 1738-1815. Exh. cat. National Gallery of Art; Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1965-1966: no. 71.
1966Prown, Jules David. John Singleton Copley. 2 vols. Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1966: 2:275-291, 437-439, fig. 404.
1968The Age of Queen Charlotte 1744-1818. Exh. cat. Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte, North Carolina, 1968: no. 3.
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: 394, fig. 568, color repro.
1976The Eye of Thomas Jefferson. Exh. cat. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1976: no. 66.
1976American Painting of the Revolutionary Period. Exh. cat. Baltimore Museum of Art, 1976: no. 31. [See Maryland Heritage - Five Baltimore Institutions Celebrate the American Bicentennial Baltimore, 1976: 74, repro.
1980American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1980: 136, repro.
1981Williams 1981, 31, color repro. 47.
1984Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 390, no. 553, color repro.
1991Zeichen der Freiheit; Das Bild der Republik in der Kunst des 16. bis 20. Jahrhunderts. Exh. cat. Kunstmuseum, Bern, 1991: no. 318.
1992American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 151, repro.
1995Miles, Ellen G. American Paintings of the Eighteenth Century. The Collections of the National Gallery of Art Systematic Catalogue. Washington, D.C., 1995: 71-76, repro. 73.

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