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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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John Cecil, 6th Earl of Exeter, by John Smith, published by  Edward Cooper, after  Willem Wissing - NPG D36620

John Cecil, 6th Earl of Exeter

by John Smith, published by Edward Cooper, after Willem Wissing
mezzotint, 1686
NPG D36620

James Scott, Duke of Monmouth and Buccleuch, by John Smith, published by  Edward Cooper, after  Willem Wissing - NPG D38867

James Scott, Duke of Monmouth and Buccleuch

by John Smith, published by Edward Cooper, after Willem Wissing
mezzotint, 1686 (1683)
NPG D38867

William Cecil, by John Smith, published by  Edward Cooper, after  Willem Wissing - NPG D11559

William Cecil

by John Smith, published by Edward Cooper, after Willem Wissing
mezzotint, 1686
NPG D11559

Queen Mary II when Princess of Orange, published by Edward Cooper, after  Sir Peter Lely - NPG D11988

Queen Mary II when Princess of Orange

published by Edward Cooper, after Sir Peter Lely
mezzotint, circa 1686
NPG D11988

John Cecil, 6th Earl of Exeter, by John Smith, published by  Edward Cooper, after  Willem Wissing - NPG D12003

John Cecil, 6th Earl of Exeter

by John Smith, published by Edward Cooper, after Willem Wissing
mezzotint, 1686
NPG D12003

George Jeffreys, 1st Baron Jeffreys of Wem, published by Edward Cooper, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt - NPG D12005

George Jeffreys, 1st Baron Jeffreys of Wem

published by Edward Cooper, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
mezzotint, 1686
NPG D12005

Dorothy Brownlow (née Mason), Lady Brownlow, by John Smith, published by  Edward Cooper, after  Willem Wissing - NPG D32242

Dorothy Brownlow (née Mason), Lady Brownlow

by John Smith, published by Edward Cooper, after Willem Wissing
mezzotint, 1687
NPG D32242

Mary Radcliffe (née Tudor), Countess of Derwentwater, by Bernard Lens (II), after  Jan van der Vaart, after  Willem Wissing, published by  Edward Cooper - NPG D30538

Mary Radcliffe (née Tudor), Countess of Derwentwater

by Bernard Lens (II), after Jan van der Vaart, after Willem Wissing, published by Edward Cooper
mezzotint, circa 1687-1696
NPG D30538

Anne Gerard (née Mason), Countess of Macclesfield when Viscountess Brandon, by John Smith, published by  Edward Cooper, after  Willem Wissing - NPG D31009

Anne Gerard (née Mason), Countess of Macclesfield when Viscountess Brandon

by John Smith, published by Edward Cooper, after Willem Wissing
mezzotint, 1687
NPG D31009

Jane (née Skeffington), Lady Hamilton, by John Smith, published by  Edward Cooper, after  Willem Wissing - NPG D31014

Jane (née Skeffington), Lady Hamilton

by John Smith, published by Edward Cooper, after Willem Wissing
mezzotint, 1687
NPG D31014

Dorothy Brownlow (née Mason), Lady Brownlow, by John Smith, published by  Edward Cooper, after  Willem Wissing - NPG D31021

Dorothy Brownlow (née Mason), Lady Brownlow

by John Smith, published by Edward Cooper, after Willem Wissing
mezzotint, 1687
NPG D31021

Dorothy Brownlow (née Mason), Lady Brownlow, by John Smith, published by  Edward Cooper, after  Willem Wissing - NPG D31022

Dorothy Brownlow (née Mason), Lady Brownlow

by John Smith, published by Edward Cooper, after Willem Wissing
mezzotint, 1687
NPG D31022

Mary Radcliffe (née Tudor), Countess of Derwentwater, by Bernard Lens (II), after  Jan van der Vaart, after  Willem Wissing, published by  Edward Cooper - NPG D35146

Mary Radcliffe (née Tudor), Countess of Derwentwater

by Bernard Lens (II), after Jan van der Vaart, after Willem Wissing, published by Edward Cooper
mezzotint, circa 1687-1696
NPG D35146

Mary Radcliffe (née Tudor), Countess of Derwentwater, by Bernard Lens (II), after  Jan van der Vaart, after  Willem Wissing, published by  Edward Cooper - NPG D35147

Mary Radcliffe (née Tudor), Countess of Derwentwater

by Bernard Lens (II), after Jan van der Vaart, after Willem Wissing, published by Edward Cooper
mezzotint, circa 1687-1696
NPG D35147

Anne Gerard (née Mason), Countess of Macclesfield when Viscountess Brandon, by John Smith, published by  Edward Cooper, after  Willem Wissing - NPG D38067

Anne Gerard (née Mason), Countess of Macclesfield when Viscountess Brandon

by John Smith, published by Edward Cooper, after Willem Wissing
mezzotint, 1687
NPG D38067

Dorothy Brownlow (née Mason), Lady Brownlow, by John Smith, published by  Edward Cooper, after  Willem Wissing - NPG D846

Dorothy Brownlow (née Mason), Lady Brownlow

by John Smith, published by Edward Cooper, after Willem Wissing
mezzotint, 1687
NPG D846

Queen Anne when Princess of Denmark, by John Smith, published by  Edward Cooper, after  Willem Wissing, after  Jan van der Vaart - NPG D11529

Queen Anne when Princess of Denmark

by John Smith, published by Edward Cooper, after Willem Wissing, after Jan van der Vaart
mezzotint, 1687
NPG D11529

Anne Gerard (née Mason), Countess of Macclesfield when Viscountess Brandon, by John Smith, published by  Edward Cooper, after  Willem Wissing - NPG D11628

Anne Gerard (née Mason), Countess of Macclesfield when Viscountess Brandon

by John Smith, published by Edward Cooper, after Willem Wissing
mezzotint, 1687
NPG D11628

Jane (née Skeffington), Lady Hamilton, by John Smith, published by  Edward Cooper, after  Willem Wissing - NPG D11979

Jane (née Skeffington), Lady Hamilton

by John Smith, published by Edward Cooper, after Willem Wissing
mezzotint, 1687
NPG D11979

Jane (née Skeffington), Lady Hamilton, by John Smith, published by  Edward Cooper, after  Willem Wissing - NPG D11980

Jane (née Skeffington), Lady Hamilton

by John Smith, published by Edward Cooper, after Willem Wissing
mezzotint, 1687
NPG D11980

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