Daily entries from the 17th century London diary
Samuel Cooper (from L&M Companion)
(1609-72) Miniaturist. He lived in Henrietta Street, Covent Garden c.1650-72. His cousin Jack was the son of John Hoskins, the uncle from whom Cooper seems to have learnt painting. Cooper was said to be one of the best lutenists of his day.
You get a nice impression of Coopers work if you follow this link:
feed back to previous comment on the art world: http://www.pepysdiary.com/diary/1661/01/25/#ann...and this medallion piecehttp://4.1911encyclopedia.org/C/CO/COOPER_SAMUE...
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