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[English Baroque Era Miniaturist, 1609-1672]
Samuel Cooper Works Online
Categorized & Annotated
Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Fitzwilliam Museum at the University of Cambridge, UKArt Market:
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City NEW!
National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. NEW!
Most but not all artists in the NGA database have works online
The Royal Collection, London, UK
Numerous portrait miniatures online
Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio
Courtauld Institute of Art, London, UK
2 works by or related to the artist
Denver Art Museum / Berger Collection, Colorado
Sir William Fairfax, ca.1642-44
Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself
National Portrait Gallery, London, UK
Philadelphia Museum of Art
State Museums of Florence Digital Archive, Italy
Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark), Copenhagen
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The Wallace Collection, London, UK NEW!
The Walters Art Museum, Maryland NEW!
Victoria and Albert Museum Catalogue, London, UK
National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:
Art Fund for UK Museums
2 works online when last checked
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Christie's Past Sale ArchivePictures from Image Archives:
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)
Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)
Samuel Cooper at CGFA Articles and Reference Sites:
Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)
Memory of the Netherlands Project
Great scans; use your mouse wheel to zoom in on the detail images
New York Public Library Digital Gallery
RKD Netherlands Imagebase NEW!
Eclectic database of images that range from old black-and-white photos to superb, zoomable reproductions
Additional Image Search Tools:
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Encyclopedia Britannica complete article on Samuel Cooper
Note: The full version of the article is available only if you follow this link. If you bookmark the article and return later, or if you navigate directly to the Britannica website, you will see a 100-word preview only. Troubleshooting
RKD Netherlands Institute for Art History
Union List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.