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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.

Miniaturist.

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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