Samuel Verplanck

John Singleton Copley American

On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 718

This portrait of Samuel Verplanck (1739–1820) is unsigned and undated but can be assigned to 1771, when Copley made his sole trip to New York. The artist also painted Samuel Verplanck’s brother Gulian as well as his son, Daniel Crommelin Verplanck.

Samuel Verplanck, John Singleton Copley (American, Boston, Massachusetts 1738–1815 London), Oil on canvas, American

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