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POPE, Alexander (1668 - 1744), Painter, draughtsman, copyist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
POPE, Alexander (1668 - 1744), Painter, draughtsman, copyist

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British, 17th – 18th century, male.

Born 21 May 1668, in London; died 30 May 1744, in Twickenham.

Painter, draughtsman, copyist.

The celebrated poet and author Alexander Pope was passionate about art and, according to contemporary sources, was a talented copyist in his own right. His childhood drawings showed early promise and he studied for some 18 months under Jarvas. Pope is noted for a

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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