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image of Abigail Smith Babcock (Mrs. Adam Babcock) John Singleton Copley (painter)
American, 1738 - 1815
Abigail Smith Babcock (Mrs. Adam Babcock), c. 1774
oil on canvas
overall: 116.8 x 90.8 cm (46 x 35 3/4 in.) framed: 140.3 x 115.9 x 7 cm (55 1/4 x 45 5/8 x 2 3/4 in.)
Gift of Mrs. Robert Low Bacon
1985.20.1
On View
From the Tour: John Singleton Copley
Object 6 of 12

Exhibition History

1917
An Exhibition of Early American Paintings, Museum of the Brooklyn Institute of Arts and Sciences, 1917, no. 9.
1976
Copley, Stuart, West in America & England, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1976, no. 15.
1991
Ralph Earl: The Face of the Young Republic, National Portrait Gallery, Washington, D.C.; Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford; Amon Carter Museum, Fort Worth, 1991-1992, 104-106, no. 3.
1998
John Singleton Copley and Margaret Kemble Gage: Turkish Fashion in 18th-Century America, Timken Museum of Art, San Diego; Canton Museum of Art, Ohio, 1998-1999, no. 8, repro.

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