Artist John Singleton Copley, American, 1738-1815
Title
  • Colonel George Lewis
Date 1794
Medium oil on canvas
Dimensions Unframed: 30 1/8 × 25 inches (76.5 × 63.5 cm)
Framed: 37 9/16 × 32 9/16 × 2 3/4 inches (95.4 × 82.7 × 7 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase with funds from Mr. and Mrs. Richard A. Manoogian
Accession Number 70.560.A
Department American Art before 1950
Not On View
the family of Colonel Lewis.
November 19, 1969, sale, Sotheby's, lot 42 (London, England);
1969, Leger Galleries, Ltd. (London, England).
1970-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Prown, J.D. John Singleton Copley, 1774-1815, vol. 2. Cambridge, MA, 1966, pp. 489, 495-499.

Bulletin of the DIA: Annual Report 50 (1971): p. 4 (ill.).

Hood, Graham, Kathleen Pyne, and Nancy Rivard. "American Paintings Acquired During the Last Decade." Bulletin of the DIA 55, 3 (1977): pp.73-75 (ill.).

American Paintings in the Detroit Institute of Arts. New York, 1991, pp. 70-72 (ill.).