Miniature of James II, when Duke of York
- Art Funded
- 8 x 6 cm
- Art Fund grant
- £1,300 (Total: £2,300)
Though the Victoria and Albert Museum had a representative selection, it hitherto lacked an outstanding example showing his power as a painter of men. This miniature was painted when Cooper was at the height of his power and is among his greatest works.
Richard Graham; James Sotheby; by descent to Lieutenant Nigel Sotheby; Sotheby's, 11/10/55