America Abandoned, John Singleton Copley's American Years, 1738-1774: An Interpretative History

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University Press of America, 1983 - Art - 125 pages
Examines the American years of John Singleton Copley, colonial America's premier artist. While posterity treasures Copley's American portraits, the heart and mind of the artist has remained obscured. This revealing volume examines Copley's childhood, education, and personal relationships, as well as the economic and political life of Boston during this time, to determine how and why the master portrayer of American faces grew estranged from his native land.

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Contents

Preface
1
Speculations on Family Childhood
12
Footnotes for Chapter 1
36
Copyright

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About the author (1983)

Richard Klayman is Associate Professor of History at Bunker Hill Community College.

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