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Thomas Cooper

 (1803 - 1902)
Thomas Sidney Cooper was active/lived in United Kingdom, England.  Thomas Cooper is known for bucolic landscape painting with cattle.

Thomas Cooper

In his hometown of Canterbury, England, Thomas Sidney Cooper became one of England's most prominent mid 19th century painters, with his signature work being bucolic landscapes with cattle and sheep.

He began painting in Canterbury as an employee of a carriage painter and also in the theatre as a painter of backdrops.  His talent was recognized, and he was invited to become a student at the Royal Academy in London, where he was especially encouraged by portrait painter Sir Thomas Lawrence (1769-1830).

Cooper also spent four years in Brussels.  There he became very impressed with the painting of peaceful landscape and marine genre scenes of Aelbert Cuyp (1620-1691 and other Dutch Old Masters, especiall  ...  Displaying 750 of 2057 characters.

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About  Thomas Cooper

Born:  1803 - Canterbury, England
Died:   1902 - Vernon Holme, England
Known for:  bucolic landscape painting with cattle