Edward John Cobbett, R.B.A. was born in 1815 in London and died 1899. Cobbett, a British artist, painted genre scenes and landscapes. He was a member of the Society of British Artists in London after 1856. From 1833 to 1880 he exhibited a large number of works notably at Suffolk Street as well as at the Royal Academy and the British Institute in London. The Art Journal said of his Heather Bells of 1859: ''A company of colliers daughters with such (!) petticoats for colors and texture, and standing on a piece of hillside bottom, rich in grasses, and fragrant with the sweet heath bloom. The figures are made to tell powerfully against the sky and distances''.
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