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David Cox

1783 - 1859

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David Cox (29 April 1783 – 7 June 1859) was an English landscape painter, one of the most important members of the Birmingham School of landscape artists and an early precursor of Impressionism.He is considered one of the greatest English landscape painters, and a major figure of the Golden age of English watercolour.Although most popularly known for his works in watercolour, he also painted over 300 works in oil towards the end of his career, now considered "one of the greatest, but least recognised, achievements of any British painter."His son, known as David Cox the Younger (1809–1885), was also a successful artist. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of David Cox has received more than 26,049 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. David Cox is the 1,685th most popular painter, the 4,878th most popular biography from United Kingdom and the 109th most popular British Painter.

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Among painters, David Cox ranks 1,685 out of 1,421Before him are John La Farge, Alfred Freddy Krupa, Peter Doig, Stephen Wiltshire, Rebecca Solomon, and Jack Butler Yeats. After him are Israel Tsvaygenbaum, Edwin Lord Weeks, Keiji Inafune, Tracey Emin, Tom Roberts, and Stanley Spencer.

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Among people born in 1783, David Cox ranks 41Before him are José de la Riva Agüero, Giovanni Berchet, Frédéric de Lafresnaye, Sir Benjamin Collins Brodie, 1st Baronet, Pedro Gual Escandón, and John Claudius Loudon. After him is Thomas Bibb. Among people deceased in 1859, David Cox ranks 58Before him are Thomas Nuttall, Leigh Hunt, Juan Bautista Ceballos, Charles Hamilton Smith, Eliza Acton, and Richard Rush. After him is George M. Bibb.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, David Cox ranks 4,878 out of 7,765Before him are Hans Matheson (1975), Max Minghella (1985), Bernard Cribbins (1928), John Connelly (1938), Emilia Fox (1974), and Jack Butler Yeats (1871). After him are Fred Yates (1884), John George Children (1777), William Dunbar (1460), Sydney Parkinson (1745), Kevin Macdonald (1967), and Caroline Bliss (1961).

Among PAINTERS In United Kingdom

Among painters born in United Kingdom, David Cox ranks 109Before him are William Duesbury (1725), James Thornhill (1675), Peter Doig (1959), Stephen Wiltshire (1974), Rebecca Solomon (1832), and Jack Butler Yeats (1871). After him are Tracey Emin (1963), Tom Roberts (1856), Stanley Spencer (1891), Louise Rayner (1832), Hablot Knight Browne (1815), and John Opie (1761).