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Mrs. Joshua Henshaw II (1772) by John Singleton Copley

Original price $77.00
Original price $77.00 - Original price $957.00
Original price $77.00
Current price $53.90
$53.90 - $957.00
Current price $53.90
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Print Size: 8" x 10"
Frame Style: Canvas (no frame)
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Mrs. Joshua Henshaw II (1772): A Window into Colonial Elegance, Feminine Strength, and Artistic Virtuosity

Unveil the captivating world of colonial America through John Singleton Copley's iconic portrait, "Mrs. Joshua Henshaw II (1772)." This meticulously crafted masterpiece, now exquisitely reproduced on high-quality canvas, invites you to step back in time and encounter a remarkable woman.

Copley's Techniques: Capturing Character with Brush and Paint

Copley's brushstrokes in "Mrs. Henshaw" are as graceful and refined as the subject herself. He employs a delicate yet confident hand, capturing the subtle nuances of her expression and the rich textures of her attire. The soft, diffused lighting illuminates her features, lending an air of intimacy and introspection.

Beyond the Surface: Symbolism and Meaning

Mrs. Henshaw's pose and surroundings reveal a wealth of symbolism. Her hand rests gently on a book, hinting at her intellect and love of learning. The spinning wheel in the background represents her domestic responsibilities, while the elaborate embroidery on her gown showcases her artistic talents. These details paint a vivid picture of a woman who effortlessly balances her roles as wife, mother, and creative spirit.

Artistic Context: A Colonial Masterpiece in the Grand Tradition

"Mrs. Henshaw" exemplifies Copley's mastery of the grand portraiture style popular in colonial America. However, his work also reflects the emerging spirit of individuality and self-expression that would come to define American art in the years to come. This portrait captures a moment in time, providing a glimpse into the lives and aspirations of a prosperous colonial family.

Feelings Conveyed: Grace, Strength, and the Dignity of Womanhood

Copley's portrait goes beyond mere representation. It conveys a profound sense of grace, strength, and dignity. Mrs. Henshaw's unwavering gaze meets the viewer's, exuding confidence and self-assurance. Her composure and elegant demeanor speak to the societal expectations placed on women of her time, yet her eyes hint at a quiet determination and inner resilience.

Experience the Masterpiece in Your Own Space

This museum-quality canvas print captures every detail and nuance of Copley's original. "Mrs. Henshaw" becomes a timeless addition to your home, adding a touch of colonial charm and inspiring conversations about the role of women in history and art. Fade-resistant inks ensure that the portrait's vibrant colors and intricate brushwork will remain vibrant for generations.

Let John Singleton Copley's "Mrs. Joshua Henshaw II (1772)" transport you to another era, reminding you of the enduring power of art to capture the essence of human character and the spirit of a nation.

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Feature Details
Type Giclee Art Print
Canvas material Archival-grade polycotton-mix canvas
Stretched? Hand-stretched over kiln-dried pine stretcher bars
Ready to hang? Yes
Product Warranty Lifetime warranty
Color Guarantee 100+ years color warranty
Returns Free returns for 90 days
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