Samuel Cooper

1609-1672 England-Miniature Painter

 

Brief Biography-Samuel Cooper from London was a miniature painter. His uncle John Hoskins who was a miniature painter tutored him. Alexander his older brother was also a miniature painter. Samuel had his own studio by 1642 and it is considered that he was influenced by the works of Anthony van Dyck. Oliver Cromwell was a patron of Cooper who commissioned several portraits from him. After the restoration of King Charles the Second, he was designated King’s Limner and depicted the King’s head for coinage.

 

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Frances
Teresa Stuart

Frances Teresa Stuart

James Duke
of Cambridge

James Duke of Cambridge-Son of James two

Portrait of
a Woman

Portrait of a Woman

James
Scott-

James Scott-Duke of Monmouth and Buccleuch

King
Charles II

Charles two

John
Thurloe

John Thurloe

George
Gordon

George Gordon

Lady
Marsham

Lady Marsham

Duchess of
Orleans

Henrietta-Duchess of Orleans

Mrs Elizabeth
Leigh

Mrs Elizabeth Leigh

Oliver
Cromwell

Oliver Cromwell

Sir William
Fairfax

Sir William Fairfax

Robert
Lilburne

Robert Lilburne

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man

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Lady

Unknown Lady

Unknown
Man

Unknown Man