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Artist Copley, John Singleton, 1738-1815.
Title Lieutenant Joshua Winslow.
Date 1755.
Description Graphic reproduction(s) with documentation of a painting.
Dimensions/Medium 40 x 50 in.
127 x 101.5 cm.
oil on canvas.


Location Call Number Vol./Copy Status Information
 Frick Photoarchive Items  Copley, John Singleton 121-11i    AVAILABLE
Provenance (t) Joshua Winslow, the sitter;
(t) his nephew, John Winslow;
(t) his daughter, Mary Ann Winslow Trott;
(t) her son, James Fullerton Trott;
(t) John Winslow Trott, grandson of the subject;
(t) M. Knoedler and Company, New York;
(t) Preston Morton Collection;
(u) given to the Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara by Mrs. Sterling Morton.
Current repository Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, California, United States, Gift of Mrs. Sterling Morton, public.
Sourced updates Title and attribution: (u) Lieutenant Joshua Winslow, by John Singleton Copley. Dimensions: (u) 40 x 50 in. (127 x 101.5 cm).
Title history (t) Alternatively titled General Joshua Winslow.
Related works (v) Copley's style was influenced by Feke and Greenwood. This portrait was long thought to be by the latter, but Prown considers the Copley authorship is substantiated by the signatures found after recent cleaning. (w) This is a rather puzzling conclusion since the signature was first recorded by Perkins in 1873.
Images Photograph, unidentified photographic source Gift, M. Knoedler and Company, New York.
Photograph, unidentified photographic source CA1033 Gift, Art Students League, New York, August 31, 1988.
Publication, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Two Hundred Yeas of American Painting: A Handbook Listing the Museum's Holdings, Including the Newly Acquired Preston Morton Collection, Santa Barbara, 1961, frontispiece (color).
Digital image, 3107100102649_001.tif (image).
Digital image, 3107100102649_002.tif (image).
Digital image, 3107100102649_003.tif (image).
Digital image, 3107100102649_004.tif (image).
Digital image, 3107100102649_005.tif (documentation).
Digital image, 3107100102649_006.tif (documentation).
Digital image, 3107100102649_007.tif (documentation).
Digital image, 3107100102649_008.tif (image).
Digital image, 3107100102649_009.tif (documentation).
Digital image, 3107100102649_010.tif (image).
Digital image, 3107100102649_011.tif (documentation).
Inscriptions/Markings Signed and dated lower right: "J. Copley 1755."
Sources (t) Information from Frick Art Reference Library Photoarchive.
(u) Santa Barbara Museum of Art. Santa Barbara Museum of Art: Selected Works, Santa Barbra, 1991, p.39.
(v) Prown, J.D. John Singleton Copley, Cambridge, 1966, vol.1, p.21, 234.
(w) Library staff, November 1971.
LC subject Copley, John Singleton, 1738-1815.
Greenwood, John, 1727-1792.
Winslow, Joshua, 1727-1801.
Art, American.
Other subject Portraits: Men: With hands: With hats: Head to left.
Form American School.
Paintings (visual works)
Reproductions.
Related corporate bodies Santa Barbara Museum of Art.
Frick Art Reference Library.
Frick artist name form Copley, John Singleton, 1738-1815.
Other author Greenwood, John, 1727-1792, former attribution.
Variant title General Joshua Winslow

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