John Sr Coles
(1749 - 1809)
John Sr Coles was active/lived in Massachusetts. John Coles is known for portrait, heraldic design.
Biography John Sr Coles
John Coles Sr. published John Norman's engravings (1782) after Benjamin Blyth's portraits of George and Martha Washington.
In the Boston directories, Coles appears in 1796 as a heraldy painter. His son, John Coles, Jr. was also a portrait and heraldic painter.
Groce and Wallace, "The New York Historical Society's Dictionary of Artists in America"