Mr. Rogers of Salem – 1767

Colonial ship owner and merchant, Daniel Rogers, by John Singleton Copley – 1767; Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville Arkansas.

A painting of colonial ship owner and merchant, Daniel Rogers, by John Singleton Copley

Oil on canvas. 50″ x 40 1/2″

In 1915: “This fine picture represents Mr. Rogers sitting sideways upon a chair. His dress is a plum-colored coat and a gold laced waistcoat. His hair is without powder. This portrait was exhibited at the exhibition of the Society of British Artists in London in 1768. It belongs to the Estate of Morrill Wyman of Cambridge, and is in the Boston Museum of Fine Arts.1”

1 The Life and Works of John Singleton Copley, by Frank W. Bayley of Copley Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts; 1915, Boston, The Taylor Press

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