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Edward Cooper

(died 1725), Printseller

Sitter in 3 portraits
Artist associated with 169 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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Progeny of Charles I, published by Edward Cooper, after  Sir Anthony Van Dyck - NPG D26448

Progeny of Charles I

published by Edward Cooper, after Sir Anthony Van Dyck
mezzotint, (1637)
NPG D26448

Catherine Sedley, Countess of Dorchester, by Robert Williams, published by  Edward Cooper, after  Willem Wissing - NPG D18998

Catherine Sedley, Countess of Dorchester

by Robert Williams, published by Edward Cooper, after Willem Wissing
mezzotint, late 17th century
NPG D18998

Henrietta Maria, by John Smith, published by  Edward Cooper, after  Sir Anthony Van Dyck - NPG D26412

Henrietta Maria

by John Smith, published by Edward Cooper, after Sir Anthony Van Dyck
mezzotint, late 17th century
NPG D26412

Thomas Wentworth, 1st Earl of Strafford, by Alexander Browne, sold by  Edward Cooper, after  Sir Anthony Van Dyck - NPG D26596

Thomas Wentworth, 1st Earl of Strafford

by Alexander Browne, sold by Edward Cooper, after Sir Anthony Van Dyck
mezzotint, late 17th century
NPG D26596

James Butler, 1st Duke of Ormonde, by Robert Williams, after  Willem Wissing, published by  Edward Cooper - NPG D29354

James Butler, 1st Duke of Ormonde

by Robert Williams, after Willem Wissing, published by Edward Cooper
mezzotint, late 17th century
NPG D29354

King James II, by Robert Williams, after  Samuel Cooper, published by  Edward Cooper - NPG D29401

King James II

by Robert Williams, after Samuel Cooper, published by Edward Cooper
mezzotint, late 17th century
NPG D29401

Henry Somerset, 1st Duke of Beaufort, by Robert Williams, after  Willem Wissing, published by  Edward Cooper - NPG D29477

Henry Somerset, 1st Duke of Beaufort

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

Robert ('Beau') Feilding, by Isaac Beckett, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt, published by  Edward Cooper - NPG D29987

Robert ('Beau') Feilding

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

Elizabeth Cooper, by William Faithorne Jr, after  Sir Peter Lely, published by  Edward Cooper - NPG D30643

Elizabeth Cooper

by William Faithorne Jr, after Sir Peter Lely, published by Edward Cooper
mezzotint, late 17th century
NPG D30643

Queen Anne when Princess, by Edward Cooper, after  Unknown artist, published by  John Smith - NPG D30813

Queen Anne when Princess

by Edward Cooper, after Unknown artist, published by John Smith
mezzotint, late 17th to early 18th century
NPG D30813

Henry Scott, 1st Earl of Deloraine, by William Faithorne Jr, after  John Closterman, published by  Edward Cooper - NPG D31004

Henry Scott, 1st Earl of Deloraine

by William Faithorne Jr, after John Closterman, published by Edward Cooper
mezzotint, late 17th century
NPG D31004

Elizabeth Stanley (née Butler), Countess of Derby, by Robert Williams, after  Willem Wissing, published by  Edward Cooper - NPG D31006

Elizabeth Stanley (née Butler), Countess of Derby

by Robert Williams, after Willem Wissing, published by Edward Cooper
mezzotint, late 17th century
NPG D31006

Elizabeth Cooper, by William Faithorne Jr, published by  Edward Cooper, after  Sir Peter Lely - NPG D1522

Elizabeth Cooper

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

Elizabeth Cooper, by William Faithorne Jr, published by  Edward Cooper, after  Sir Peter Lely - NPG D1523

Elizabeth Cooper

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

Elizabeth Cooper, by William Faithorne Jr, published by  Edward Cooper, after  Sir Peter Lely - NPG D1524

Elizabeth Cooper

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

Henry Fitzroy, 1st Duke of Grafton, published by Edward Cooper, after  Unknown artist - NPG D2457

Henry Fitzroy, 1st Duke of Grafton

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

Elizabeth Seymour (née Percy), Duchess of Somerset, by Jan van der Vaart, published by  Edward Cooper, after  Sir Peter Lely - NPG 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

Thomas Shadwell, by William Faithorne Jr, published by  Edward Cooper, after  Johann Kerseboom - NPG D11674

Thomas Shadwell

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

Samuel Butler, published by Edward Cooper, after  Gilbert Soest - NPG D20049

Samuel Butler

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

Barbara Palmer (née Villiers), Duchess of Cleveland, by Robert Williams, published by  Edward Cooper, after  Willem Wissing - NPG D15199

Barbara Palmer (née Villiers), Duchess of Cleveland

by Robert Williams, published by Edward Cooper, after Willem Wissing
mezzotint, (circa 1680-1687)
NPG D15199

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