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image of The Red Cross Knight John Singleton Copley (painter)
American, 1738 - 1815
The Red Cross Knight, 1793
oil on canvas
overall: 213.5 x 273 cm (84 1/16 x 107 1/2 in.) framed: 345.4 x 285.4 x 11.4 cm (136 x 112 3/8 x 4 1/2 in.)
Gift of Mrs. Gordon Dexter
1942.4.2
Not on View
From the Tour: John Singleton Copley
Object 10 of 12

1793"Exhibition of Pictures", Times (London), 30 April, 1793: 4.
1793"Royal Academy. A Review of the Exhibition, 1793. No. II", London Recorder, or Sunday Gazette, 5 May, 1793: 4..
1793"The Twenty-Fifth Exhibition of the Royal Academy", The Morning Herald, 30 April 1793: 2.
1793"Royal Academy. Names of the Persons whom the Portraits represent." Public Advertiser (2 May 1793): 4.
1793"The Royal Academy." True Briton (29 April 1793): 2.
1793"Royal Academy." London Chronicle (27-30 April 1793): 412.
1793"Royal Academy." Public Advertiser (30 April 1793): 2.
1793"Royal Academy." True Briton (1 May 1793): 3.
1867Tuckerman, Henry T. Book of the Artists. New York, 1867: 79.
1873Perkins, Augustus Thorndike. A Sketch of the Life and a List of Some of the Works of John Singleton Copley. Boston, 1873: 83, 98-99, 133.
1882Amory, Martha Babcock. The Domestic and Artistic Life of John Singleton Copley, R.A.. Boston, 1882: 75, 104, 453-455.
1910Bayley, Frank W. A Sketch of the Life and a List of Some of the Works of John Singleton Copley. Boston, 1910: 85.
1915Bayley, Frank W. The Life and Works of John Singleton Copley. Boston, 1915: 32, 35-36, 170, 205-206.
1930Bolton, Theodore and Harry Lorin Binsse. "John Singleton Copley." The Antiquarian 15 (December 1930): 116.
1940Swan, Mable Munson. The Atnenaeum Gallery 1827-1873. Boston, 1940: 108-109.
1942Richardson, Edgar P., "The Recent Acquisitions: The Red Cross Knight by Copley," ArtQ 5, no. 3 (Summer 1942): 267-268.
1956Richardson, Edgar P. Painting in America, New York, 1956: 143.
1959Bouton, Margaret. American Painting in the National Gallery of Art. Washington, D.C., 1959 (Booklet Number One in Ten Schools of Painting in the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.): 14, color repro.
1963Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. New York, 1963 (reprinted 1964 in French, German, and Spanish): 320, repro.
1965John Singleton Copley, 1738-1815, Exh. cat. National Gallery of Art, Washington; Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1965-1966: no. 90.
1966Prown, Jules David. John Singleton Copley. 2 vols. Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1966: 2:342, 388, 403, 445.
1970American Paintings and Sculpture: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1970: 46, repro.
1975Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. New York, 1975: 394, fig. 569, color repro.
1980American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1980: 137, repro.
1980Wilmerding, John. American Masterpieces from the National Gallery of Art. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1980: 9
1980Bradley, Laurel. "Eighteenth-Century Paintings and Illustrations of Spenser's Faerie Queene: A Study in Taste." Marsyas 20 (1980): 42.
1980Perkins, Robert F. and William J. Gavin III. The Boston Athenaeum Art Exhibition Index, 1827-1874. Boston, 1980: 41, 288-289.
1981Williams 1981, 31, repro. 28-29.
1984Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 390, no. 554, color repro.
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: 76-81, repro. 79.
1995John Singleton Copley in England. Exh. cat. National Gallery of Art, Washington; The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, 1995-1996: no. 38.
1995Kramer, Hilton. "Copley's Decline." Art & Antiques (December 1995): 92-93, repro.
2000Kirsh, Andrea, and Levenson, Rustin S. Seeing Through Paintings: Physical Examination in Art Historical Studies. Physical Examination in Art Historical Studies, vol. 1. New Haven, 2000: 155, 158, fig. 156, color fig. 157.

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