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Charles West Cope (1811-1890), History painter

Sitter in 6 portraits
Artist of 25 portraits
Painter of historical, literary and genre subjects; studied in Paris and first exhibited at the Royal Academy, 1833. In 1843 Cope won a prize in the competition to decorate the Houses of Parliament and completed several commissions for the building.

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Joseph Mallord William Turner

by Charles West Cope
oil on card, circa 1828
NPG 2943


Edward White

by Charles West Cope
pencil, circa 1840s
NPG 3182(11)


Samuel Palmer

by Charles West Cope
NPG 2155


Abraham Cooper

by Charles West Cope
pencil, 1862
NPG 3182(1)


William Mulready; Charles Robert Leslie

by Charles West Cope
charcoal, circa 1862
NPG 3182(5)


Sir Charles Lock Eastlake

by Charles West Cope
pen and ink, circa 1862
NPG 3182(12)


Charles Robert Leslie

by Charles West Cope
pencil, circa 1862
NPG 3182(4)


Ferdinand Pickering

by Charles West Cope
pencil, 1862
NPG 3182(15)


David Roberts

by Charles West Cope
pencil, circa 1862
NPG 3182(7)


Richard Rothwell

by Charles West Cope
pen and ink and black chalk, circa 1862
NPG 3182(8)


Edward Matthew Ward

by Charles West Cope
ink and wash, circa 1862
NPG 3182(10)


Two heads

by Charles West Cope
pencil, circa 1862
NPG 3182(13)


A sculptor at work

by Charles West Cope
pencil, circa 1862
NPG 3182(18)


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