John Singleton Copley
The Complete Works
(1738 - 1815)
John Singleton Copley (1738 - 1815) was an American painter, born presumably in Boston, Massachusetts and a son of Richard and Mary Singleton Copley, both Irish.
He is famous for his portrait paintings of important figures in colonial New England, depicting in particular middle-class subjects.
His paintings were innovative in their tendency to depict artifacts relating to these individuals' lives. (From Wikipedia)