“Line Engraver” William Bernard Cooke Hand Written Letter dated 1822. This item is certified authentic by Todd Mueller Autographs and comes with their Certificate of Authenticity. (1778 – 2 August 1855), was an English. Cooke was born in. He was the elder brother of. After the termination of his apprenticeship he obtained employment upon the plates for Brewer’s “Beauties of England and Wales”, and then undertook the publication of “The Thames” which was completed in 1811, and for which he engraved almost all the plates after. His most important work was the “Picturesque Views on the Southern Coast of England”, chiefly from drawings by. Which he produced between 1814 and 1826, conjointly with his brother, George Cooke, and for which he executed no less than twenty-two plates, besides many vignettes. He also engraved after Turner “The Source of the Tamar” and “Plymouth”, and in 1819 five plates of “Views in Sussex” which were published with explanatory notices by. Besides these he engraved “Storm clearing off”, after. For the Gallery of the. Society of Painters in Watercolours.’ 1833, as well as plates for. S “Peak Scenery”, 1818. S “Views in the South of France, chiefly on the Rhone”, 1825. S “Coast Scenery” 1836. S “Rome and its surrounding Scenery” 1840, and other works. He likewise published “A new Picture of the Isle of Wight” 1812, and “Twenty-four select Views in Italy” 1833. He was an engraver of considerable ability, and excelled especially in marine views, but the works which he published did not meet with much success. Of heart disease, on 2 August 1855, aged 77. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Autographs\Historical”. The seller is “historicsellsmemorabilia” and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, Korea, South, Indonesia, Taiwan, South Africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Republic of, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Panama, Trinidad and Tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei Darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French Guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman Islands, Liechtenstein, Sri Lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macau, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Vietnam, Uruguay.
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