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Last NameCozens    
Given NameAlexander    
alt. NamesA. C. ; Alexander Cousens / Couzens ;    
Marriagedaughter of engraver John Pine in 1746 in London    
Childrenat least 1 son    
Year born1717 in Kasan ?, Russia    
Year died1786    
Place of deathLondon, England, UK    
Father's occupationshipbuilder Richard Cozens    
Relativesbrothers in law Simon & Robert Edge Pine    
Educationstudied painting in London; 1746 taught oilpainting by Claude-Joseph Vernet in Rome    
Country of ActivityEngland, UK    
Worked forobstetrician William Hunter: Anatomy Gravid Uterus 1774, pl. 21; Christ's Hospital;     
Collaboratorsengraver ->Francois Germain Aliamet; "Signor Giorgio"; pupils: George Simon Harcourt, Viscount & Elizabeth, Lady Amabel Polwarth, Fam. Grimston, George Beaumont; William Austin, William Beckford; Nuneham    
Techniquespainting, drawing, etching    
Sample(s)http://www.tate.org.uk/art/artists/alexander-cozens-118 , http://www.library.utoronto.ca/anatomical/RBAI047/0022-0-0.jpg    
Archival sources    
Published sourcesAKL 22 1999, 106; ThB 8 1913, 32 ; Choulant 1920: 296; Thornton & Reeves 1983: 89.     
othersince 1727 in England; since 1740s again in Russia; ca. 1744-46 in Italy    

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