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Copley, John Singleton 1738-1815; Am. painter, in England after 1775
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, John Singleton 1738-1815.
American painter who is known chiefly for his portraits of prominent Americans such as Samuel Adams, John Hancock, and Paul Revere, although he lived in England after 1774.