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Image ID:
lwlpr19085
Call Number:
49.3664.24
Creator:
Vertue, George, 1684-1756, artist.
Title:
H. Cooke history painter G.V.
Related Title:
Henry Cooke history painter | Henry Cooke
Published:
[England, between 1720 and 1756?]
Description:
1 drawing : port. ; image 15.8 x 13.1 cm., on sheet 18.5 x 13.2 cm.
Notes:
Title from inscription below image. | Drawing that was later used for an engraving published in : Anecdotes of painting in England, with some account of the principal artists / by Mr. Horace Walpole. Strawberry Hill : Printed by Thomas Farmer, 1762, v. 3, opp. p. 118.
Reference:
Catalogue of Horace Walpole's library / by Allen T. Hazen. New Haven : Yale University Press, 1969, no. 3664
Summary:
Portrait of Henry Cook (1642-1700), Dutch born artist who was employed in England under Abraham Van der Doort (d. 1640) as a copier of the King's paintings in the court of Charles I.
Provenance:
Purchased by Horace Walpole from Vertue's widow. Sold to Evans at the Strawberry Hill sale, viii.122. Purchased by Wilmarth S. Lewis from Drake, December 1949.
Copy Specific Notes:
Signed in ink, lower right corner of image: G.V. | Inscription in ink, Horace Walpole's hand, lower middle on sheet: Henry Cooke. | Inscription in pencil, lower middle on image: H. Cooke history painter.
Subjects:
  •  Cooke, Henry, 1642-1700 - Portraits.
  • Form / Genre:
  •  Artists - Dutch - Portraits.
  • Ink drawings - British - 18th century.
  • Wash drawings - British - 18th century.
  • Link to Orbis Record:
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