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Studies for " The Knatchbull Family" Recto: Mother and child/ and two children Verso: Lady Knatchbull and child; two children playing

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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

1800–03

Catalogue Raisonné

Prown, Copley II. figs. 647, 645; p. 424

Dimensions

Sheet: 31.1 x 49.2 cm (12 1/4 x 19 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

39.274a-b

Medium or Technique

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

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