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ID: 500115280
 
Record Type: Person
Cosway, Richard (English painter, dealer, and collector, 1742-1821)

Note: The most fashionable miniaturist of his day, Cosway was known for his elegant portraits. His large-scale portraits are considered less successful. He was friends with the Prince of Wales (later Prince Regent).

Names:
Cosway, Richard (preferred,V,index,LC)
Richard Cosway (V,display)
Caway, Richard (V)
Cosway, R. (U)

Nationalities:
British (modern) (preferred)
English

Roles:
artist (preferred)
painter
portraitist
miniaturist
draftsman
dealer
collector

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Devon (England, United Kingdom) (county)
Died:  London (Greater London, England, United Kingdom) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
spouse of ....  Cosway, Maria Louisa Catherine Cecilia  
................  (British painter, etcher, and illustrator, 1759-1838, born in Italy) [500006139]
student of ....  Hudson, Thomas  
..................  (English painter, 1701-1779) [500001473]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Cosway, Richard (I)

Biographies:
(English painter, dealer, and collector, 1742-1821) ..... [VP Preferred]
(British artist, 1742-1821) ..... [WCP]
(British painter, 1742-1821) ..... [PROV]
(British, 1742-1821) ..... [GRLPSC]
(British painter, 1740/1742-1821) ..... [BHA]
(artist, 1740-1821) ..... [GRL]
(British artist, 1742-1821) ..... [WL-Courtauld]

Sources and Contributors:
Caway, Richard ........ [PROV, VP]
..............................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)
Cosway, R. ........ [GRL]
......................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 93108180
Cosway, Richard ........ [BHA Preferred, GRL Preferred, GRLPSC Preferred, PROV Preferred, VP Preferred, WCI Preferred, WCP Preferred, WL-Courtauld Preferred]
................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 93108180
................................  Oxford Concise Dictionary of Art and Artists (1996) 123
................................  Thieme-Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der Kunstler (1980-1986)
................................  Witt Library, Authority files
Richard Cosway ........ [PROV, VP]
..............................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)

Subject: ........ [BHA, GRL, GRLPSC, PROV, VP, WCI, WCP, WL-Courtauld]
....................  Balteau et al., Dictionnaire de biographie fran├žaise (1933-)
....................  Bryan, Painters and Engravers (1964)
....................  Database for the Witt Checklist of Painters c. 1200-1976 (1978-)
....................  Encyclopedia of World Art (1959-1987)
....................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)
....................  Grove Art Online (2003-2008) accessed 23 June 2004
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.)
....................  Oxford Concise Dictionary of Art and Artists (1996) 123
....................  RILA/BHA (1975-2000)
....................  Thieme-Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der Kunstler (1980-1986)
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [WL-Courtauld]
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