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James Warren

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When Copley painted James Warren (1726-1808), his sitter had not yet reached the height of his fame. A graduate of Harvard, a prosperous merchant and farmer, and an ardent patriot, Warren eventually became active in politics, serving in the Massachusetts General Court from 1766 to 1778,...

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Provenance

The artist; the sitter; to Winslow Warren, descendant of the sitter, Dedham, Mass.; to MFA, 1931, bequest of Winslow Warren.

Credit Line

Bequest of Winslow Warren

1761–63

Dimensions

127 x 101.92 cm (50 x 40 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

31.211

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

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