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date: 23 October 2019

Alexander, Cosmolocked

(1724–1772)
  • Patricia R. Andrew

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Alexander, Cosmo (1724–1772), portrait painter and traveller, was born probably in Aberdeen, the son and pupil of the Aberdonian painter and engraver John Alexander (1686–c.1766), who had worked in Rome from 1711 to 1719, and his wife, Isobel Innes. John Alexander...

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Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh