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James Thornhill

1675 - 1734

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Sir James Thornhill (25 July 1675 or 1676 – 4 May 1734) was an English painter of historical subjects working in the Italian baroque tradition. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of James Thornhill has received more than 125,080 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. James Thornhill is the 1,672nd most popular painter, the 4,647th most popular biography from United Kingdom and the 104th most popular British Painter.

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  • 15

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  • 2.85

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Among painters, James Thornhill ranks 1,672 out of 1,421Before him are William Duesbury, Kiki Smith, N. C. Wyeth, George Caleb Bingham, Mike Kelley, and Maja Berezowska. After him are Thalia Flora-Karavia, Thomas Doughty, Kenyon Cox, Thomas Pollock Anshutz, Frank Weston Benson, and Vajiha Samadova.

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Among people born in 1675, James Thornhill ranks 13Before him are William Jones, Vakhtang VI of Kartli, Princess Sibylle of Saxe-Lauenburg, Samuel Clarke, Frederick William, Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, and Guillaume Delisle.  Among people deceased in 1734, James Thornhill ranks 12Before him are Sebastiano Ricci, Giovanni Ceva, Abigail Masham, Baroness Masham, Louise de Kérouaille, Duchess of Portsmouth, Johann Conrad Dippel, and Domenico Trezzini.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, James Thornhill ranks 4,647 out of 7,765Before him are Margaret Oliphant (1828), Susan Hampshire (1937), Tom Payne (1982), Sandrine Holt (1972), Tom Richards (1910), and Frank Morley (1860). After him are Brian Moore (1921), Richard Barbieri (1957), Adam Ant (1954), Vivien Merchant (1929), Laurie Cunningham (1956), and Paddy Considine (1973).

Among PAINTERS In United Kingdom

Among painters born in United Kingdom, James Thornhill ranks 104Before him are Augustus John (1878), William Beechey (1753), Derek Riggs (1958), Robert Peake the Elder (1551), Thomas Baines (1820), and William Duesbury (1725). After him are Peter Doig (1959), Stephen Wiltshire (1974), Rebecca Solomon (1832), Jack Butler Yeats (1871), David Cox (1783), and Tracey Emin (1963).