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COOPER, Samuel (1609 - 1672), Miniaturist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
COOPER, Samuel (1609 - 1672), Miniaturist

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British, 17th century, male.

Born 1609, in London; died 1672, in London.


Like his brother Alexander, Samuel Cooper was the pupil of his uncle, the painter Hoskins. According to Lord Oxford, he was at the French court for a period some time between 1634 and 1642. While there, he painted some portraits for which his widow was to receive a pension. He made portraits of many

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