George Frederic Watts

1817 - 1904

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George Frederic Watts (23 February 1817, in London – 1 July 1904) was a British painter and sculptor associated with the Symbolist movement. He said "I paint ideas, not things." Watts became famous in his lifetime for his allegorical works, such as Hope and Love and Life. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of George Frederic Watts has received more than 348,351 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). George Frederic Watts is the 987th most popular painter (down from 901st in 2019), the 2,001st most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,836th in 2019) and the 32nd most popular Painter.

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Among painters, George Frederic Watts ranks 987 out of 1,421Before him are Coppo di Marcovaldo, Evel Knievel, Antonio López García, Auguste Clésinger, Wilhelm Marstrand, and Jean-Louis Forain. After him are Abraham Janssens, Xu Beihong, Félix Ziem, Otto Freundlich, Eero Järnefelt, and Friedrich Wilhelm Schadow.

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Among people born in 1817, George Frederic Watts ranks 39Before him are Nikolay Kostomarov, Alfred Józef Potocki, Heinrich Graetz, Adolf I, Prince of Schaumburg-Lippe, Karl Vogt, and Debendranath Tagore. After him are Nikoloz Baratashvili, Georg Herwegh, Archduchess Maria Theresa of Austria-Este, Wilhelm Griesinger, Louis James Alfred Lefébure-Wély, and Branwell Brontë. Among people deceased in 1904, George Frederic Watts ranks 52Before him are Frederick William, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, Kate Chopin, William Renshaw, Pierre Waldeck-Rousseau, Eugen Schauman, and Ernest, Count of Lippe-Biesterfeld. After him are Samuel Smiles, Edwin Arnold, Prince George, Duke of Cambridge, Alexander William Williamson, Henri Joseph Anastase Perrotin, and Korla Awgust Kocor.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, George Frederic Watts ranks 2,001 out of 7,765Before him are Dudley Moore (1935), John Sulston (1942), William Amherst, 1st Earl Amherst (1773), Herbert Read (1893), Graham Bonnet (1947), and Jeanette (1951). After him are Mary Hopkin (1950), Samuel Baker (1821), Nicollette Sheridan (1963), Chiwetel Ejiofor (1977), Joseph Delaney (1945), and Robert Hichens (1882).

Among PAINTERS In United Kingdom

Among painters born in United Kingdom, George Frederic Watts ranks 32Before him are Herbert James Draper (1863), John Collier (1850), Arthur Rackham (1867), James Gillray (1756), Vanessa Bell (1879), and Frank Dicksee (1853). After him are Arthur Hughes (1832), Barbara Hepworth (1903), Richard Wilson (1714), Pieter de Molijn (1595), George Romney (1734), and Matthew Paris (1200).