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Abraham Cooper

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Abraham Cooper, by Charles West Cope, 1862 -NPG 3182(1) - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue

Abraham Cooper

by Charles West Cope
1862
6 3/4 in. x 4 3/8 in. (170 mm x 110 mm)
NPG 3182(1)

Inscriptionback to top

Signed and dated lower left: RA V-/ CWC. (in monogram)/1862 -
Inscribed bottom right: Old Cooper. RA

This portraitback to top

This drawing, which shows Cooper sketching below the statue of a nude male torso, was executed in the Royal Academy Schools.

Provenanceback to top

The artist; his sale, Christie's, 22 June 1894 (probably lot 27), bought J. P. Heseltine; purchased from Sotheby's, 24 May 1944 (lot 19).


This extended catalogue entry is from the out-of-print National Portrait Gallery collection catalogue: Richard Ormond, Early Victorian Portraits, Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1973, and is as published then. For the most up-to-date details on individual Collection works, we recommend reading the information provided in the Search the Collection results on this website in parallel with this text.

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