National Gallery of Art - THE COLLECTION
image of Epes Sargent John Singleton Copley (painter)
American, 1738 - 1815
Epes Sargent, c. 1760
oil on canvas
overall: 126.6 x 101.7 cm (49 13/16 x 40 1/16 in.) framed: 144.8 x 118.1 cm (57 x 46 1/2 in.)
Gift of the Avalon Foundation
1959.4.1
On View
From the Tour: John Singleton Copley
Object 2 of 12

Exhibition History

1863
Pictures lent to the Sanitary Fair for Exhibition, Boston Athenaeum, 1863, no. 140.
1864
Paintings and Statuary exhibited for the Benefit of the National Sailors' Fair, at the Athenaeum Gallery, Boston Athenaeum, 1864, no. 338.
1871
Forty-Seventh Exhibition of Paintings at the Athenaeum Gallery, Boston, 1871, no. 238.
1888
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1888-1892.
1893
Retrospective Exhibit of American Painting, World's Columbian Exposition, Department of Fine Arts, Chicago, 1893, no. 203.
1909
The Hudson-Fulton Celebration: American Paintings, Furniture, Silver and Other Objects of Art, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1909, no. 8.
1911
An Exhibition of Colonial Portraits, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1911, no. 16.
1917
An Exhibition of Early American Paintings, Museum of the Brooklyn Institute of Arts and Sciences, 1917, no. 18.
1936
An Exhibition of Paintings by John Singleton Copley, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1936-1937, no. 5.
1940
Survey of American Painting, Department of Fine Arts, Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, 1940, no. 62.
1942
Minneapolis Institute of Arts, 1942-1945.
1945
National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1945-1948.
1949
From Colony to Nation: An Exhibition of American Painting, Silver and Architecture From 1650 to the War of 1812, Art Institute of Chicago, 1949, no. 29.
1962
Masterpieces of Art, Seattle World's Fair, 1962, no. 10.
1963
Four Centuries of American Art, The Minneapolis Institute of Arts, 1963-1964, unnumbered.
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. 14.
1968
Vassar College Art Gallery, Poughkeepsie, 1968, no cat.
1969
In Memoriam, Ailsa Mellon Bruce, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1969, unnumbered checklist.
1976
American Art: 1750-1800, Towards Independence, Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven; The Victoria and Albert Museum, London, 1976, no. 11.
1976
The Classical Spirit in American Portraiture, Bell Gallery, Brown University, Providence, 1976, no. 3.
1995
John Singleton Copley in America, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; Milwaukee Art Museum, 1995-1996, no. 11, repro.

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