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Colin Campbell Cooper (1856-1937) American Impressionist Painter

Landscape Painting by American Impressionist Artist Colin C. CooperPalace of Fine Arts, San Francisco, 1915


Colin C. Cooper (b. in Philadelphia, PA) studied art at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts and at Académie Julian in Paris. Upon his return to Philadelphia, the artist taught watercolor classes at the Drexel Institute of Art, Science and Industry
Cooper married well-known artist Emma Lampert in 1897; the couple traveled to Germany, Italy, India and Burma. They were the first class passengers on the Cunard liner Carpathia in April 1912, en route from New York to Gibraltar, when it picked up the survivors of the RMS Titanic.

Landscape Painting by American Impressionist Artist Colin C. CooperJapanese Tea Garden,San Diego Exposition, 1916


In 1898 Cooper with his wife moved to New York. There he started working on his famous skyscraper paintings.
After his wife Emma died of tuberculosis in 1920, the painter moved to Santa Barbara and became dean of the School of Painting at the Santa Barbara Community School of Arts. In 1927 Cooper married his second wife, Marie Frehsee.

Women in Painting by Colin C. Cooper

Landscape Painting by American Impressionist Artist Colin C. CooperPlace de l'Opera, Paris, 1895



Painting by American Impressionist Artist Colin C. CooperThe Harbor at Dordrecht, Holland

Painting by American Impressionist Artist Colin C. CooperA Santa Barbara Courtyard

Painting by American Impressionist Artist Colin C. Coopera Garden in Granada in the Moonlight

Painting by American Impressionist Artist Colin C. CooperCalifornia Water Garden at Redlands

Painting by American Impressionist Artist Colin C. CooperColumbus Circle, 1909

Paintings by American Impressionist Artist Colin C. CooperGreco-Roman Theatre at Night, Taoromina, Sicily

Paintings by American Impressionist Artist Colin C. CooperIn Balboa Park, San Diego, California

Paintings by American Impressionist Artist Colin C. CooperSamarkand, Santa Barbara

Paintings by American Impressionist Artist Colin C. CooperMain Street Bridge, Rochester, 1908

Paintings by American Impressionist Artist Colin C. CooperCentral Park

Paintings by Colin C. Cooper  American Impressionist Artist Chateau

Paintings by Colin C. Cooper  American Impressionist Artist Flatiron Building, 1908

Paintings by Colin C. Cooper  American Impressionist Artist French Village Scene

Paintings by Colin C. Cooper  American Impressionist Artist Adam and eve Inn, Lincoln, England, 1902, watercolor

Paintings by Colin C. Cooper  American Impressionist ArtistCottage Interior

Oil Paintings by Colin C. Cooper American ArtistThe Village of Castle Combe in England

Oil Paintings by Colin C. Cooper American ArtistAlong a Venetian Canal

Oil Paintings by Colin C. Cooper American ArtistView of New York City, watercolor

Oil Paintings by Colin C. Cooper American ArtistRiver Bathers

Oil Paintings by Colin C. Cooper American ArtistHunter College, New York City

Oil Paintings by Colin C. Cooper American ArtistTaj Mahal, 1913

Painting by Colin C. Cooper American ArtistChurch on Quay

Painting by Colin C. Cooper American ArtistChartres Cathedral

Painting by Colin C. Cooper American ArtistEarly Colorado Forest Scene

Painting by Colin C. Cooper American ArtistWells Cathedral


2 comments:

  1. Great Post! Wondering if you had any print or web sources for the artist? Doing the early stages of a research paper.Thanks!

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  2. not particularly, all is off the web..

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