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Copley & the Art of Revolutionary Figures

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Social Studies +1 Age Levels Middle School (13 to 15 years old), High School (16 to 18 years old)

This learning lab consists of portraits painted by John Singleton Copley, one of America's first painters. The subjects included all played a role either prior to or during the revolution.

John Singleton Copley Self-Portrait

National Portrait Gallery

Andrew Oliver

National Portrait Gallery

Paul Revere, (painting)

Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums

Joseph Warren

National Portrait Gallery

James Otis, (painting)

Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums

Thomas Hancock

National Portrait Gallery

John Hancock, (painting)

Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums

Thomas Gage, (painting)

Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums

Henry Laurens

National Portrait Gallery

Thomas and Sarah Morris Mifflin, (painting)

Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums

John Adams (1735-1826), (painting)

Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums

5c John Singleton Copley single

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