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American Paintings and Sculpture
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Photo credit: Yale University Art Gallery
Artist: John Singleton Copley, American, 1738–1815
Subject: Grizzel Oliver Waldo, American, 1737–1761

Mrs. Samuel C. Waldo (Grizzel Oliver) (1737–1761)

probably 1760

Oil on gold-leafed copper

3 3/8 × 2 5/8 in. (8.6 × 6.7 cm) framed (height): 4 7/8 in.(12.4 cm)
Mabel Brady Garvan Fund
1955.5.6
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
American
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Miniatures - Jewelry
Bibliography: 

Theresa Fairbanks-Harris, “Gold Discovered: John Singleton Copley’s Portrait Miniatures on Copper,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (1999): 80, fig. 9.

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