Ostentatious plainness: Copley’s portrait of the Mifflins


John Singleton Copley, Portrait of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Mifflin (Sarah Morris), 1773, oil on ticking, 156.5 × 121.9 cm (Philadelphia Museum of Art)

A conversation with Dr. Kathleen A. Foster, The Robert L. McNeil, Jr., Senior Curator of American Art, and Director, Center for American Art, Philadelphia Museum of Art, and Dr. Beth Harris

A Seeing America video
Cite this page as: Dr. Kathleen Adair Foster and Dr. Beth Harris, "Ostentatious plainness: Copley’s portrait of the Mifflins," in Smarthistory, January 30, 2019, accessed February 17, 2019, https://smarthistory.org/copley-mifflin/.