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Arts Everyday Living: In Honor of the 4th of July–John Singleton Copley, First American Artist

  American master John Singleton Copley (1738-1815) is considered the first major artist of the United State, yet he left his native country forever before he was 40.  Mainly self-taught, Copley earned a reputation as the leading portraitist of colonial Boston, starting with Boy with a Flying Squirrel, a portrayal of his step brother Henry Pelham and […]

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