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Colin Campbell Cooper

 (1856 - 1937)
Colin Campbell Cooper was active/lived in California, Pennsylvania.  Colin Cooper is known for city buildings, street scene, floral and portrait painting, teaching.

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Colin Campbell Cooper


A resident and distinguished impressionist painter of both the East and West Coasts, Colin Campbell Cooper earned an international reputation with his depictions of landscapes, florals, portraits, gardens, interiors and figures.  He was especially noted for street scenes and skyscrapers of New York and Philadelphia, and his impressionist* palette was inspired by Childe Hassam, whom he met in New York beginning in the 1890s.

In the later part of his life, he focused on West Coast subject matter and espoused The California Style* of watercolor painting, a bold, aggressive new oil-painting look to a medium that had traditionally been used more modestly.

He was born in Philadelphia to an upper class family where t  ...  Displaying 750 of 15259 characters.



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About  Colin Campbell Cooper

Born:  1856 - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Died:   1937 - Santa Barbara, California
Known for:  city buildings, street scene, floral and portrait painting, teaching