Recto: Study for the Figure of Princess Mary (Daughters of George III) Verso: Studies from the Antique(?)

1774–85
John Singleton Copley (American, 1738–1815)


Catalogue Raisonné

Recto: Prown, Copley II, p. 417, fig. 471 Verso: Prown, Copley II, p.458, fig. 336

Dimensions

Sheet: 27.9 x 34 cm (11 x 13 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

39.261

Medium or Technique

Recto: Pencil and white chalk on blue paper Verso: Black and white chalk

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Drawing for “The Children of George III”, 1785

Provenance

The artist until 1815; his son, John Singleton Copley, Jr., Lord Lyndhurst, until 1863; Lyndhurst Library sale, 26-27 Feb., 1864, ; to Graves; Weyhe Galleries, NY, about 1929, to Maxim Karolik, Newport for Museum of Fine Arts, Jan. 1939

Credit Line

The M. and M. Karolik Collection of Eighteenth-Century American Arts