It’s John Singleton Copley’s birthday

Born on July 3, 1738, in Boston, early American painter John Singleton Copley left his native land to pursue fame back in England, leaving behind charming and bizarre paintings like "Boy with Squirrel" and "Watson and the Shark", and turning to conventional portraits and overwrought battle scenes after his successful transplantation.

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