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COOPER, Alexander (<i>died</i> 1660), Painter, miniaturist, watercolourist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
COOPER, Alexander (died 1660), Painter, miniaturist, watercolourist

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British, 17th century, male.

Born c. 1605, according to some sources 1609, probably in London; died 1660, in Stockholm.

Painter, miniaturist, watercolourist. Portraits.

[not available online]Alexander Cooper was the pupil of his uncle, the painter John Hoskins. Finding little success in England, he went to Flanders where he settled for a period. From 1631 to 1633, he was in the Netherlands working for the

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