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Samuel Cooper Esqe

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    10/03/1840 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Cousins, Henry (engraver)
    Morton, Andrew, born 1802 - died 1845 (artist)
    Paul & Dominic Colnaghi & Co. (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Mezzotint on paper

  • Museum number:

    27163

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case PP, shelf 9, box A

Physical description

Three-quarter-length portrait, seated in a chair, to left and looking to front. On the left is a table, on which are a book and a preparation in a jar of spirit.

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

10/03/1840 (published)

Artist/maker

Cousins, Henry (engraver)
Morton, Andrew, born 1802 - died 1845 (artist)
Paul & Dominic Colnaghi & Co. (publisher)

Materials and Techniques

Mezzotint on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Painted by Andrew Morton. Engraved by Henry Cousins. Samuel Cooper Esqe. Professor of Surgery, in University College London Published at No.14 Pall Mall East, March 10th 1840, by Paul & Dominic Colnaghi & Co. Print Publishers to Her Majesty.'
Lettered

Dimensions

Height: 50.3 cm, Width: 38.1 cm

Descriptive line

Portrait of Samuel Cooper, seated by a table. Mezzotint by Henry Cousins after Andrew Morton, 1840.

Production Note

Attribution note: Open letter proof

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Mezzotint

Subjects depicted

Surgeon; Jar; Man

Categories

Portraits; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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