Thomas Sidney Cooper, 1803-1902, was an English landscape painter noted for his oil painting of cattle and farm animals. He was elected an Associate of the Royal Academy and Royal Academician, also received by the King in audience, and appointed a Commander of the Royal Victorian Order. Most notably the artist developed his private art lessons into a art school in Canterbury, it is now called the University of Creative Arts. The largest public collection of Thomas Sidney Cooper paintings is owned by Canterbury City Council and Royal Museum and Art Gallery. -- The Copyright of Scripts is Reserved by Toperfect.