Edward Burne-Jones

1833 - 1898

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Sir Edward Coley Burne-Jones, 1st Baronet, (; 28 August 1833 – 17 June 1898) was a British artist and designer associated with the Pre-Raphaelite movement, who worked with William Morris on decorative arts as a founding partner in Morris, Marshall, Faulkner & Co. Burne-Jones was involved in the rejuvenation of the tradition of stained glass art in Britain; his works include windows in St. Philip's Cathedral, Birmingham, St Martin in the Bull Ring, Birmingham, Holy Trinity Church, Sloane Square, Chelsea, St Peter and St Paul parish church in Cromer, St Martin's Church in Brampton, Cumbria (the church designed by Philip Webb), St Michael's Church, Brighton, Trinity Church in Frome, All Saints, Jesus Lane, Cambridge, St Edmund Hall, and Christ Church, two colleges of the University of Oxford. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Edward Burne-Jones has received more than 633,196 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 33 in 2019). Edward Burne-Jones is the 30th most popular artist (up from 31st in 2019), the 842nd most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 867th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular British Artist.

Edward Burne-Jones was a British painter and designer closely associated with the late-Victorian era art movement known as the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood. He was one of the most important and influential painters of his generation.

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Among artists, Edward Burne-Jones ranks 30 out of 77Before him are Adolph Menzel, Keith Haring, Émile Gallé, Ulay, Akira Yoshizawa, and Bernt Notke. After him are Méret Oppenheim, Barnett Newman, Ai Weiwei, John Heartfield, Jeff Koons, and Jean-Michel Basquiat.

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Among people born in 1833, Edward Burne-Jones ranks 13Before him are Alfred von Schlieffen, Élie Ducommun, Ferdinand von Richthofen, Ernesto Teodoro Moneta, Eugen Dühring, and Félicien Rops. After him are Léon Bonnat, Charles George Gordon, Princess Mary Adelaide of Cambridge, Carola of Vasa, Prince Gong, and Kido Takayoshi. Among people deceased in 1898, Edward Burne-Jones ranks 22Before him are Theodor Fontane, Heungseon Daewongun, Aubrey Beardsley, Eleanor Marx, John Newlands, and Félicien Rops. After him are Zachris Topelius, Princess Maria Antonia of the Two Sicilies, Ferdinand Cohn, Georges Rodenbach, Prince Gong, and Tuone Udaina.

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Among people born in United Kingdom, Edward Burne-Jones ranks 842 out of 6,924Before him are Ronnie Wood (1947), Emperor Norton (1818), Arthur Hailey (1920), John Kendrew (1917), Tom Simpson (1937), and Charlotte Cooper (1870). After him are Ealhswith (852), Wat Tyler (1341), Elizabeth Gaskell (1810), Duncan Edwards (1936), David I of Scotland (1084), and Charles Cornwallis, 1st Marquess Cornwallis (1738).

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Among artists born in United Kingdom, Edward Burne-Jones ranks 3Before him are Banksy (1970) and David Hockney (1937). After him are William Etty (1787), Damien Hirst (1965), Eric Gill (1882), and John Butler Yeats (1839).