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Elizabeth Thompson

1846 - 1933

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Elizabeth Southerden Thompson, Lady Butler (3 November 1846 – 2 October 1933) was a British painter, who specialised in painting scenes from British military campaigns and battles, including the Crimean War and the Napoleonic Wars. The Roll Call (purchased by Queen Victoria), The Defence of Rorke's Drift, and Scotland Forever!, showing the Scots Greys at Waterloo (Leeds Art Gallery), are among her notable works. She wrote about her military paintings in an autobiography published in 1922: "I never painted for the glory of war, but to portray its pathos and heroism". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Elizabeth Thompson has received more than 299,384 page views. Her biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia. Elizabeth Thompson is the 1,364th most popular painter, the 456th most popular biography from Switzerland and the 28th most popular Swiss Painter.

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Among PAINTERS

Among painters, Elizabeth Thompson ranks 1,364 out of 1,428Before her are Moshe Castel, Maurice Prendergast, William Beechey, Willard Metcalf, Charles R. Knight, and George Inness. After her are Albert Pinkham Ryder, Arthur Dove, Carlos Latuff, Paul Nash, Peter Doig, and Derek Riggs.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1846, Elizabeth Thompson ranks 90Before her are William McGregor, Max Fürbringer, Marco Aurelio Soto, Björn Jónsson, Nikolay Umov, and Benigno Ferreira. After her are Rose Cleveland, Edward S. Holden, and Joseph B. Foraker. Among people deceased in 1933, Elizabeth Thompson ranks 106Before her are Archibald Sayce, Alfréd Haar, Baltasar Brum, Earl Derr Biggers, John Arthur Jarvis, and Karl Jatho. After her are Ring Lardner, Jack Pickford, Ismael Montes, Edward Dillon, Henry van Dyke Jr., and Saliamonas Banaitis.

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In Switzerland

Among people born in Switzerland, Elizabeth Thompson ranks 456 out of 749Before her are Walter Steiner (1951), Rudolf Gnägi (1917), Paul Scherrer (1890), Bruno Manser (1954), Heinz Schiller (1930), and Urs Bühler (1971). After her are René Bader (1922), Bernard Fellay (1958), Curt Goetz (1888), Diego Benaglio (1983), Willy Kernen (1929), and Werner Günthör (1961).

Among PAINTERS In Switzerland

Among painters born in Switzerland, Elizabeth Thompson ranks 28Before her are Jacques-Laurent Agasse (1767), Salomon Gessner (1730), Hans Erni (1909), Alexandre Calame (1810), Bertha Wegmann (1847), and Pipilotti Rist (1962).