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Edward Cooper (died 1725), Printseller

Sitter in 3 portraits
Artist associated with 168 portraits
Edward Cooper was the most distinguished print publisher of his generation and a leading figure in the art world. He was recognised as an authority on the fine arts, and sold paintings and art materials. He employed engravers such as John Smith and Isaac Beckett and cultivated leading portrait painters including Godfrey Kneller, William Wissing and Frederic Kerseboom. He was a member of the Society of the Virtuosi of St Luke, the earliest art society in the country, and was one of George Vertue's advisers about art history.

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D26448

Progeny of Charles I

published by Edward Cooper, after Sir Anthony Van Dyck
mezzotint, (1637)
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D18998

Catherine Sedley, Countess of Dorchester

by Robert Williams, published by Edward Cooper, after William Wissing
mezzotint, late 17th century
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D26412

Henrietta Maria

by John Smith, published by Edward Cooper, after Sir Anthony Van Dyck
mezzotint, late 17th century
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D26596

Thomas Wentworth, 1st Earl of Strafford

by Alexander Browne, sold by Edward Cooper, after Sir Anthony Van Dyck
mezzotint, late 17th century
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D29354

James Butler, 1st Duke of Ormonde

by Robert Williams, after William Wissing, published by Edward Cooper
mezzotint, late 17th century
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D29477

Henry Somerset, 1st Duke of Beaufort

by Robert Williams, after William Wissing, published by Edward Cooper
mezzotint, late 17th century
NPG D29477

D29987

Robert Feilding

by Isaac Beckett, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt, published by Edward Cooper
mezzotint, late 17th century
NPG D29987

D30643

Elizabeth Cooper

by William Faithorne Jr, after Sir Peter Lely, published by Edward Cooper
mezzotint, late 17th century
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D30813

Queen Anne when Princess

by Edward Cooper, after Unknown artist, published by John Smith
mezzotint, late 17th to early 18th century
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D31004

Henry Scott, 1st Earl of Deloraine

by William Faithorne Jr, after John Closterman, published by Edward Cooper
mezzotint, late 17th century
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D31006

Elizabeth Stanley (née Butler), Countess of Derby

by Robert Williams, after William Wissing, published by Edward Cooper
mezzotint, late 17th century
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D1522

Elizabeth Cooper

by William Faithorne Jr, published by Edward Cooper, after Sir Peter Lely
mezzotint, late 17th century
NPG D1522

D1523

Elizabeth Cooper

by William Faithorne Jr, published by Edward Cooper, after Sir Peter Lely
mezzotint, late 17th century
NPG D1523

D1524

Elizabeth Cooper

by William Faithorne Jr, published by Edward Cooper, after Sir Peter Lely
mezzotint, late 17th century
NPG D1524

D2457

Henry Fitzroy, 1st Duke of Grafton

published by Edward Cooper, after Unknown artist
mezzotint, 1680s
NPG D2457

D4261

Elizabeth Seymour (née Percy), Duchess of Somerset

by Jan van der Vaart, published by Edward Cooper, after Sir Peter Lely
mezzotint, circa 1680
NPG D4261

D11674

Thomas Shadwell

by William Faithorne Jr, published by Edward Cooper, after Johann Kerseboom
mezzotint, late 17th century
NPG D11674

D20049

Samuel Butler

published by Edward Cooper, after Gilbert Soest
mezzotint, circa 1680
NPG D20049

D15199

Barbara Palmer (née Villiers), Duchess of Cleveland

by Robert Williams, published by Edward Cooper, after William Wissing
mezzotint, (circa 1680-1687)
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D19811

Charles Lennox, 1st Duke of Richmond and Lennox

by Bernard Lens (II), published by Edward Cooper
mezzotint, circa 1680-1725
NPG D19811