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BLACKBURN, Jonathan (<i>born</i> 1700), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BLACKBURN, Jonathan (born 1700), Painter

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American, 18th century, male.

Active in Boston 1753-1755 and 1763.

Born c. 1700, in Connecticut.

Painter. Portraits.

Fifty portraits by Jonathan Blackburn are known, several of which are in the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. His society portraits are in the style of the 18th-century English portraitists. In 1989 he was represented in the exhibition 200 Years of American Painting. The Wadsworth Atheneum Collection (200

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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