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ID: 500115280
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/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). Comment on works: religious, Portraits, mythology, miniatures

Names:
Cosway, Richard (preferred,V,index,LC)
Richard Cosway (V,display)
Caway, Richard (V)
Cosway, R. (U)
Caway (LU,U)
Cosway (LU,U)
cosway, r. (LU,U)
Cosway, R.A. (LU,U)
Cosway, R. A. (LU,U)
cosway, rich. (LU,U)
cosway richard (LU,U)
Cosway, Richard, Sir (LU,U)
cosway sir r. (LU,U)
cosway, sir richard (LU,U)
Mr. Cosway (LU,U)
R. Cosway (LU,U)
r. cosway r.a. (LU,U)
Sir Richard Cosway (LU,U)

Nationalities:
British (modern) (preferred)
English

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

Gender: male

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

Events:
active:   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 painter, 1740/1742-1821) ..... [BHA]
(British, 1742-1821) ..... [GRLPSC]
(British painter, 1742-1821) ..... [PROV]
(British artist, 1742-1821) ..... [WCP]
(British artist, 1742-1821) ..... [WL-Courtauld]
(artist, 1740-1821) ..... [GRL]
(British owner, 1740-1821) ..... [PROV]
(British artist, 1740/42-1821) ..... [PROV]
(Unknown artist) ..... [PROV]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Caway ........ [PROV]
.............  Provenance Index Databases, Authority file (1985-)
Caway, Richard ........ [PROV, VP]
..............................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)
Cosway ........ [PROV]
...............  Provenance Index Databases, Authority file (1985-)
Cosway, R. ........ [GRL]
......................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 93108180
cosway, r. ........ [PROV]
....................  Provenance Index Databases, Authority file (1985-)
Cosway, R.A. ........ [PROV]
...........................  Provenance Index Databases, Authority file (1985-)
Cosway, R. A. ........ [PROV]
...........................  Provenance Index Databases, Authority file (1985-)
cosway, rich. ........ [PROV]
..........................  Provenance Index Databases, Authority file (1985-)
Cosway, Richard ........ [BHA Preferred, GRISC Preferred, GRL Preferred, GRLPA Preferred, PROV Preferred, VP Preferred, WCI Preferred, WCP Preferred, WL-Courtauld Preferred]
................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 93108180
................................  M. Knoedler & Co. records, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2012-)
................................  Oxford Concise Dictionary of Art and Artists (1996) 123
................................  Provenance Index Databases, Authority file (1985-)
................................  Thieme-Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der Künstler (1980-1986)
................................  Witt Library, Authority files
cosway richard ........ [PROV]
............................  Provenance Index Databases, Authority file (1985-)
Cosway, Richard, Sir ........ [PROV]
.........................................  Provenance Index Databases, Authority file (1985-)
cosway sir r. ........ [PROV]
........................  Provenance Index Databases, Authority file (1985-)
cosway, sir richard ........ [PROV]
....................................  Provenance Index Databases, Authority file (1985-)
Mr. Cosway ........ [PROV]
......................  Provenance Index Databases, Authority file (1985-)
R. Cosway ........ [PROV]
....................  Provenance Index Databases, Authority file (1985-)
r. cosway r.a. ........ [PROV]
..........................  Provenance Index Databases, Authority file (1985-)
Richard Cosway ........ [PROV, VP]
..............................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)
..............................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
..............................  Provenance Index Databases, Authority file (1985-)
Sir Richard Cosway ........ [PROV]
.....................................  Provenance Index Databases, Authority file (1985-)

Subject: ........ [BHA, Gallery Systems, GRISC, GRL, GRLPA, PROV, VP, WCI, WCP, WL-Courtauld]
....................  Balteau et al., Dictionnaire de biographie française (1933-)
....................  Bryan, Painters and Engravers (1964)
....................  Database for the Witt Checklist of Painters c. 1200-1976 (1978-)
....................  Encyclopedia of World Art (1959-1987)
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: n93108180
....................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)
....................  Grove Art Online (2003-2008) accessed 23 June 2004
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: n93108180
....................  M. Knoedler & Co. records, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2012-)
....................  Oxford Concise Dictionary of Art and Artists (1996) 123
....................  Provenance Index Databases, Authority file (1985-)
....................  RILA/BHA (1975-2000)
....................  Thieme-Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der Künstler (1980-1986)
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [WL-Courtauld]
.......... Provenance Index Databases, Authority file (1985-)
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