The significance of gender in costumes and emblems in John Singleton Copley's colonial portraits

Author:
Knutson, Anne Classen, McIntire Department of Art, University of Virginia
Advisor:
Johns, Christopher M. S., McIntire Department of Art, University of Virginia
Abstract:

A study of the social classification of men and women during colonial times. This overview is to aid in understanding the influences that might have defined the way Copley and his patrons perceived male and female roles.

Degree:
MA (Master of Arts)
Keywords:
Copley, John Singleton, 1738-1815, Clothing and dress in art, Masculinity in art, Femininity in art
Language:
English
Rights:
All rights reserved (no additional license for public reuse)
Issued Date:
1992