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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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Edward White, by Charles West Cope - NPG 3182(11)

Edward White

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

Two unknown art students at work, by Charles West Cope - NPG 3182(17)

Two unknown art students at work

by Charles West Cope
pencil, 1855
NPG 3182(17)

Ferdinand Pickering, by Charles West Cope - NPG 3182(15)

Ferdinand Pickering

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

Richard Rothwell, by Charles West Cope - NPG 3182(8)

Richard Rothwell

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

Edward Matthew Ward, by Charles West Cope - NPG 3182(10)

Edward Matthew Ward

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

Two heads, by Charles West Cope - NPG 3182(13)

Two heads

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

A sculptor at work, by Charles West Cope - NPG 3182(18)

A sculptor at work

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

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