James Fowler Cooper
(1907 - 1968)
James Fowler Cooper was active/lived in South Carolina. James Cooper is known for etcher-regionalist scenes, painter.
Biography James Fowler Cooper
James Fowler Cooper was born in 1907 in Williamsburg County, SC, in a farming district known as Indiantown. That county had been settled by Scots-Irish settlers in the early 1700s and was a prosperous area both before the Revolutionary War when indigo was the staple crop and afterwards when cotton became its mainstay.
Cooper lived in a reasonably genteel society and admitted to being doted on by his parents as their only child. He entered the University of South Carolina at age 17 where an uncle was a prominent professor and with whom he mostly lived even though he had an on-campus dorm room. He graduated with honors with a bachelor's degree in the double major of English and Latin but he also received a Certificate of Art from Miss
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