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COTES, Francis (1726 - 1770), Painter, watercolourist, pastellist, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
COTES, Francis (1726 - 1770), Painter, watercolourist, pastellist, draughtsman

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British, 18th century, male.

Born 20 May 1726, in London; died 19 or 20 July 1770, in London.

Painter, watercolourist, pastellist, draughtsman. Portraits.

Francis Cotes was the elder brother of Samuel Cotes. He was a pupil of George Knapton and one of the founding members of the Royal Academy in 1768. According to the Academy's records, he sent very few pictures for exhibition

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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