Cousins, Samuel

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Samuel Cousins (kŭz´ənz), 1801–87, English mezzotint engraver. He is famous for his interpretations in mezzotint of the work of Sir Thomas Lawrence, but his plates, over 200 in number, also include reproductions of the work of Thomas Gainsborough, Sir Joshua Reynolds, Sir John Millais, and Sir Edwin Landseer.

See biography by A. Whitman (1904).