COOPER, Walter Savage

1861 - 1943

Born at St Pancras, London in 1861, son of James Cooper, a tailor, who was born at Framlingham, Suffolk, and his wife Jane Elizabeth née Hayes, who married at Oxford in 1848. By 1861 they had moved from Oxford, where five of their children were born, to Castle Road, St Pancras, London where 41 year old James and 35 year old Jane had a further three children, including Walter. In 1891 a 29 year old artist painter, a visitor at Christchurch Street, Ringwood, Hampshire, the home of John Conway, jun., a wholesale grocer, and his family. A painter of religious and other figure subjects and a member of the Ipswich Art Club from Haverstock Hill, Hampstead, 1900-1907, exhibiting from Haverstock Hill in 1903, 'A Quiet Road', he also exhibited at the Royal Academy including 'The Rose Queen', 'Roses Softly Blooming' and 'Child's Sunny Days' also showing at Royal Society of British Artists and the New Water Colour Society. In 1911 a 49 year old artist painter living at 51 Haverstock Hill, Hampstead with two of his sisters, Jane Elizabeth 56 and Margaret 53, all were unmarried. He died at Chelmsford, Essex in 1943, his age being given as 80. This painter is very often confused with a William Savage Cooper (1856-1926).




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