The Makers of Copley's Picture Frames: A Clue

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

Date

1976

GUSN

GUSN-169849

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Description

Gilded and elaborately carved, the frames of many of John Singleton Copley's portraits are rightly celebrated by lovers of rococo. Their origins, though, are clouded. Barbara and Gerald Ward take a look at the makers of these wonderful frames.

Details

Additional Identification Number

Article ID 230

Collection Code

SC001

Collection Name

Old-Time New England

Reference Code

SC001.1976.067.245.003

Abstract

Gilded and elaborately carved, the frames of many of John Singleton Copley's portraits are rightly celebrated by lovers of rococo. Their origins, though, are clouded. Barbara and Gerald Ward take a look at the makers of these wonderful frames.

Date Notes

Volume 67, Number 245 (Summer-Fall 1976)

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Record Details

Originator

Barbara M. Ward and Gerald W.R. Ward (Author)

Publications Referencing This Collection

(1976). Old Time New England. Boston, Mass.: Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities.

Description Level

Item

Place of Publication

Boston, Mass.

Publisher

Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities

Publisher Series

Old Time New England