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Matthew Pratt

 (1734 - 1805)
Matthew Pratt was active/lived in Pennsylvania.  Matthew Pratt is known for portrait, genre, interiors, religious.

Biography   Matthew Pratt

Born in Philadelphia, Matthew Pratt was a well-known portraitist and sign painter during the Revolution period of Colonial America.

He was born in Philadelphia and apprenticed to his uncle, James Claypoole Sr., an itinerant artist. A major career boost for Pratt occurred when he went to London to the wedding of a relative who was marrying Benjamin West, an American painter who was gaining a distinguished reputation in England. Pratt stayed on with West, becoming his first American pupil and learning techniques of neoclassical painting. He lived in the West household for two years and was so adept as a studio assistant it was difficult to tell his work from West's.

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