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George Dawe

1781 - 1829

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George Dawe (6 February 1781 – 15 October 1829) was an English portraitist who painted 329 portraits of Russian generals active during Napoleon's invasion of Russia for the Military Gallery of the Winter Palace. He relocated to Saint Petersburg in 1819, where he won acclaim for his work from the artistic establishment and complimentary verses by Pushkin. He was the son of Philip Dawe, a successful mezzotint engraver who also produced political cartoons relating to the events of the Boston Tea Party. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of George Dawe has received more than 97,992 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). George Dawe is the 1,324th most popular painter (down from 1,160th in 2019), the 2,687th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 2,504th in 2019) and the 51st most popular British Painter.

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Among painters, George Dawe ranks 1,324 out of 1,421Before him are Georg von Rosen, Ernest Hébert, Minas Avetisyan, Petr Brandl, Francesco Zuccarelli, and Juan O'Gorman. After him are George Bellows, Claes Jansz. Visscher, Francisco Pradilla Ortiz, Hans Baluschek, Ibn al-Bawwab, and August Malmström.

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Among people born in 1781, George Dawe ranks 31Before him are Louis-Mathieu Molé, Pedro de Sousa Holstein, 1st Duke of Palmela, John Walker, Adolphe Marbot, José de Madrazo y Agudo, and Johann Friedrich Meckel. After him are Henri Cassini, Christian von Steven, Giovanni Antonio Amedeo Plana, William John Burchell, Friedrich von Berchtold, and Joseph Johann von Littrow. Among people deceased in 1829, George Dawe ranks 37Before him are James Smithson, Francis Buchanan-Hamilton, Matsudaira Sadanobu, Cristóbal Mendoza, Frederick VI, Landgrave of Hesse-Homburg, and Anouvong. After him are Baltasar Hidalgo de Cisneros, Mahmud Shah Durrani, Wojciech Bogusławski, John Mawe, Cornelio Saavedra, and Timothy Pickering.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, George Dawe ranks 2,687 out of 7,765Before him are Daniel Jones (1881), James Paget (1814), Colin Bell (1946), Harold Scott MacDonald Coxeter (1907), Joely Richardson (1965), and Andrew V. McLaglen (1920). After him are Georgette Heyer (1902), Joseph Grimaldi (1778), Richard Marquand (1937), John Keegan (1934), Edward John Eyre (1815), and Martin Barre (1946).

Among PAINTERS In United Kingdom

Among painters born in United Kingdom, George Dawe ranks 51Before him are Richard Dadd (1817), Austin Osman Spare (1886), Marianne North (1830), Edward Robert Hughes (1851), Alan Lee (1947), and Edwin Landseer (1802). After him are Graham Sutherland (1903), Effie Gray (1828), George Turner (1841), Mary Beale (1633), Nicholas Hilliard (1547), and Margaret Macdonald Mackintosh (1864).