COWIE, Frederick

1823 - 1898

Frederick Cowie was born on 8 September 1823 and baptised at St Mary Woolnoth, London on 5 October 1823, son of James Cowie and his wife Catherine née Ledger, and in 1841 was living at Burton Crescent, St Pancras, London with his mother and eight siblings. Frederick married at Islington, London on 29 April 1861, Amelia Head (1832-10 November 1868) and they had two daughters Emily and Ada and two sons Morton Head Cowie and Arthur Stanhope Cowie. His wife Amelia died at Syringa Cottage, Turnham Green, London on 10 November 1868 and in 1871, Frederick was a widower, living at 21 Kilburn Square, Willesden with his four children. Frederick Cowie was an historical figure painter and artist, a member of the Royal Academy in London, he exhibited at the Suffolk Fine Arts Association show at Ipswich in 1850, 'Queen Elizabeth at Kenilworth' which he had exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1848 and exhibited in Lancashire in 1881 'Death of Lord Beaconsfield' which was hung in Buckingham Palace for Queen Victoria, he also exhibited at the Scottish National Art Union and elsewhere. Frederick Cowie died at 61 Somerleyton Road, East Brixton on 28 December 1898.

Royal Academy Exhibits
from 28 Burton Crescent, Russell Square, London
1847 399 The Bishop of Paris and the family of Louis IX...
1848 75 Queen Elizabeth at Kenilworth
1850 309 Scene from the Merchant of Venice
from 48 Burton Crescent, Russell Square, London
1851 642 Julia
1852 1252 The Flight of Desdemona
1853 524 The First Meeting of Alexander the Great and Roxana
1854 1207 The Landing of the Brides of Venice
1857 516 Tell instructing his son the use of the bow
1858 953 Henry VIII and Holbein
1859 946 Unrequited Love
1860 363 Beatrice Listening

Works by This Artist