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Cook, 1st bt., Francis, Sir
British, 1817 - 1901
Biography
Son of William Cook, Francis Cook married Emily Lucas and had two sons, Frederick Lucas Cook (d. 1920) and Wyndham Cook (d. 1905). In 1849 he rented Doughty House in Richmond, Surrey, to which he added a large number of galleries to house his growing art collection.

Bibliography
1885
Robinson, John Charles. "The Gallery of Pictures by the Old Masters, Formed by Francis Cook, Esq., of Richmond." Art Journal 1885:133-137
1932
Brockwell, Maurice W. Abridged Catalogue of the Pictures at Doughty House, Richmond, Surrey. London, 1932
2004
Danziger, Elon. "The Cook collection, its founder and its inheritors." The Burlington Magazine 146, no. 1216 (July 2004): 444-458.
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