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Cecilia Beaux

1855 - 1942

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Eliza Cecilia Beaux (May 1, 1855 – September 17, 1942) was an American artist and the first woman to teach art at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Known for her elegant and sensitive portraits of friends, relatives, and Gilded Age patrons, Beaux painted many famous subjects including First Lady Edith Roosevelt, Admiral Sir David Beatty and Georges Clemenceau. Beaux was trained in Philadelphia and went on to study in Paris where she was influenced by academic artists Tony Robert-Fleury and William-Adolphe Bouguereau as well as the work of Édouard Manet and Edgar Degas. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Cecilia Beaux has received more than 162,541 page views. Her biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Cecilia Beaux is the 1,663rd most popular painter, the 9,203rd most popular biography from United States and the 120th most popular American Painter.

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Among painters, Cecilia Beaux ranks 1,663 out of 1,421Before her are Charles Hamilton Smith, Thomas Dewing, Derek Riggs, Guity Novin, Robert Peake the Elder, and Władysław Hasior. After her are Thomas Baines, J. Alden Weir, William Duesbury, Kiki Smith, N. C. Wyeth, and George Caleb Bingham.

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Among people born in 1855, Cecilia Beaux ranks 88Before her are Juan Zorrilla de San Martín, Ludwig Ganghofer, Pierre Puiseux, Clinton Hart Merriam, Olive Schreiner, and Robert M. La Follette. After her are C. V. Boys and John McKenna. Among people deceased in 1942, Cecilia Beaux ranks 206Before her are Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney, Valentin Loos, Carl Gustav Fleischer, James Cruze, Františka Plamínková, and Edna May Oliver. After her are Heinz Körvers, George M. Cohan, Jamnalal Bajaj, Joshua Pim, William Gott, and John Mulcahy.

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Among people born in United States, Cecilia Beaux ranks 9,203 out of 18,182Before her are Gretchen Carlson (1966), Maitland Ward (1977), Jim Gordon (1945), Bebe Rexha (1989), Melissa Fumero (1982), and Chris Webber (1973). After her are Adam Scott (1973), Anthony Anderson (1970), Meade Lux Lewis (1905), Don Williams (1939), Darren McGavin (1922), and Sarah Drew (1980).

Among PAINTERS In United States

Among painters born in United States, Cecilia Beaux ranks 120Before her are Edward Henry Potthast (1857), Milt Kahl (1909), John Henry Twachtman (1853), Albert Pinkham Ryder (1847), Eugene J. Martin (1938), and Thomas Dewing (1851). After her are J. Alden Weir (1852), N. C. Wyeth (1882), George Caleb Bingham (1811), Mike Kelley (1954), Thomas Doughty (1793), and Kenyon Cox (1856).