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Cosway, Richard (bap. 1742, d. 1821), artist and collector

Stephen Lloyd

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Early career, 1742-1759 | Career in the 1760s | Royal Academician: the 1770s | Marriage and royal patronage: the 1780s | Portrait miniaturist | Draughtsman | Reproductive prints | Collector, connoisseur, and virtuoso | Later career: 1790-1821 | Aristocratic patrons | Death and reputation

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