Copley, John Singleton,
Collection size: 1 item (on 1 microfilm frame)
Collection Summary: Signed receipt for Mr. Boydell acknowledging "one hundred & sixty four pounds five shillings being the remainder of Eight hundred pounds and in full for Painting a Picture of the Death of Major Pearson [sic]." Copley later bought back the painting. "Death of Major Pierson" now hangs in the National Gallery, London.
Biographical/Historical Note: Portrait and historical painter; Boston, Mass. and London, England.
Donated 1958 by Charles Feinberg.
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