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Drawings of artists by Charles West Cope, circa 1862


19 Portraits in set

Most of the these pencil and pen and ink drawings are of individual artists at work and general views of the Royal Academy schools; Cope was a visitor at the school of painting and the life school from 1861 to 1866, between which dates most of the sketches were executed. They were later acquired by J.P. Heseltine, an artist and friend of Cope, and the former mounted the drawings in a leather-bound album, which is inscribed 'In Memorium'.

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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)

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)

Ferdinand Pickering, by Charles West Cope - NPG 3182(16)

Ferdinand Pickering

by Charles West Cope
charcoal, 1867
NPG 3182(16)