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T. George Cooper, fl. 1844-1898

Nationality: British
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Identity:

Thomas ('Tommy') George Cooper was a landscape, pastoral and rustic painter. He was the son of the landscape and animal painter Thomas Sidney Cooper, and followed in the tradition of his style and subject.

Life:

T. G. Cooper exhibited between 1880 and 1898, showing at the Royal Academy, Royal Society of Painter-Etchers and Engravers, Royal Insititute of Oil Painters, Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours, Royal Scottish Academy, Royal Society of Artists in Birmingham, Manchester City Art Gallery, Walker Art Gallery in Liverpool, and Agnews and Sons Gallery and Arthur Tooth and Sons Gallery in London.

He was a member of the Arts Club from 1863 to 1895.In 1882 both Cooper and JW signed a petition to The Arts Club committee requesting that, during the sitting of Parliament, Parliamentary and General Telegraphic dispatches should be sent to the Club (#13336).

Bibliography:

Johnson, J., and A. Gruetzner, Dictionary of British Artists 1880-1940, Woodbridge, 1980; Records of the Arts Club.