Monday, November 18, 2013

1740-50s Boston's John Greenwood 1727-1792 & John Singleton Copley 1738-1815 copy imported English prints just off the boat

1680s William (Willem) Wissing (Dutch artist, 1656-1687), Portrait of Unidentified Woman

1730 English artist Isaac Becket after Willem Wissing's Portrait.  It is unclear to me just how Copley knew what colors were in the original painting.  Did Greenwood bring that information with him?

1749 John Greenwood (Colonial American artist, 1727-1792). Elizabeth Fulford Welshman.

1753  John Singleton Copley (Colonial American artist, 1738-1815)  Bethia Torrey (Mrs. Joseph Mann).