John Copley (1875-1950)
Painter and printmaker, born in Manchester. Copley studied at Manchester School of Art, in the studio of Watson Nicol and Arthur Cope and at the RA Schools, then spent ten years in Italy. He exhibited at the Cooling Galleries, Goupil Gallery, NS, RA, RSA, RBA, ISSPG and with the NEAC. He took up lithography in 1907 and became Honorary Secretary of the Senefelder Club, 1910-16.