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Antique painting (41"x61") by Astley David Middleton Cooper
1890's fine oil on canvas painting of a lovely gypsy woman by famous California artist Astley David Middleton Cooper. It is signed "A. D. Cooper". The painting sight is 29.5"x50". The frame is very ornate and its size is 41"x61". There is a small area on this painting which was repaired in 1986 and is noted on the back of the painting. A. D. M. Cooper was the the great grand nephew of explorer William Clark. He was born in Saint Louis, MO 1856 and arrived in San Francisco at age 24, later moving to Santa Clara where he died in 1924. He is a well known "California Movement" artist. Here is a painting with a similar theme by the same artist.
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