COOKE, JOHN

(b. about 1778, d. 1805)

Miniature Painter

From A Dictionary of Irish Artists 1913

Was born about 1778 and studied in the Dublin Society's School. He worked as a miniature painter in Dublin from about 1796 and exhibited with the Society of Artists from 1800 to 1803. Miniatures by him, signed J. Cooke, with date are occasionally met with. One, a Portrait of a Man, signed and dated, is in the National Gallery of Ireland. He died in Charlotte Street in December, 1805.

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