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HICKS, Edward (1780 - 1849), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
HICKS, Edward (1780 - 1849), Painter

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American, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 4 April 1780, in Attleboro, now Langhorne (Pennsylvania); died 23 August 1849, in Newton (Pennsylvania).

Painter. Scenes with figures.

Folk Art.

Public attention will always focus on the abundance of Naive painting in the USA during the 19th century, and Edward Hicks is possibly the most accomplished and characteristic exponent of this style. It would be interesting to

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