Artist Birthdays October 16 – FRANK COWPER
FRANK COWPER (October 16, 1887 – November 17, 1958)
Field: Painting, illustration
Art Movement: Pre-Raphaelitism
ARTiFact: He put a great deal of preparation and labor into each of his works. For example, he had a grave specially dug in his yard as a study for a painting of the graveyard scene in Hamlet – which he said “astounded the neighbors very much.”
Notable Artwork (shown below): The Ugly Duckling, 1950.