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Alfred Egerton Cooper


Artist associated with 3 portraits
Alfred Egerton Cooper studied at the Royal College of Art where he won a prize judged by John Singer Sargent. Sargent was most impressed with Cooper and offered him a job as his studio assistant; the contacts he made in this way enabled him to have a long and successful career as a portrait painter.

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Sir Barnes Wallis, by Alfred Egerton Cooper - NPG 5464

Sir Barnes Wallis

by Alfred Egerton Cooper
oil on canvasboard, 1942
On display in Room 31 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 5464

Winston Churchill, after Alfred Egerton Cooper - NPG D33258

Winston Churchill

after Alfred Egerton Cooper
collotype, (1942)
NPG D33258

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Heather Cheung - volunteer librarian Laing Art Gallery

13 June 2017, 10:37

Black and white reproduction titled "Tempera sketch for a decoration by A.E. Cooper "And he healed them" (Leicester Galleries) in The Studio, volume 67 no.276 March 1916 p.125.

Steve Kaczmarek

23 April 2016, 10:08

Hello, I have a painting which I believe may not be previously known by AE Cooper when he was a Lieutenant in the British Army?
It is titled 'And He Healed them' and depicts Jesus' in a rocky rural scene preaching to many others?
It is painted on what appears to be a small calendar board with the months of 1920 on the reverse. I am aware he only served from 1914-18 though and attained the rank of Captain; so would be interested in any Citation?

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