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John Martin

1789 - 1854

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John Martin (19 July 1789 – 17 February 1854) was an English Romantic painter, engraver and illustrator. He was celebrated for his typically vast and dramatic paintings of religious subjects and fantastic compositions, populated with minute figures placed in imposing landscapes. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Martin has received more than 59,702 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). John Martin is the 718th most popular painter (down from 651st in 2019), the 1,504th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,362nd in 2019) and the 20th most popular British Painter.

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Among painters, John Martin ranks 718 out of 1,421Before him are Abraham van Beijeren, Allan Kaprow, Mihály Munkácsy, Esaias van de Velde, Jan van Huysum, and Luis de Morales. After him are Sidney Paget, Paula Rego, Carle Vernet, Jean-Baptiste Oudry, Will Sampson, and Michiel Coxie.

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Among people born in 1789, John Martin ranks 17Before him are Heinrich Schwabe, Abbas Mirza, Princess Louise Caroline of Hesse-Kassel, Maria Szymanowska, Carl Gustav Carus, and Princess Amélie Louise of Arenberg. After him are Joseph, Duke of Saxe-Altenburg, Marcellin Champagnat, Nicolas-Charles Bochsa, George II, Prince of Waldeck and Pyrmont, Friedrich Wilhelm Schadow, and Charles Rivière-Hérard. Among people deceased in 1854, John Martin ranks 13Before him are Abbas I of Egypt, Johann Peter Eckermann, Józef Elsner, Princess Louise Amelie of Baden, Karl Adolph von Basedow, and Zénaïde Bonaparte. After him are Marcellin Marbot, Almeida Garrett, Pierre Alphonse Laurent, Kamehameha III, Fructuoso Rivera, and Nicolás Bravo.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, John Martin ranks 1,504 out of 7,765Before him are Alan Baker (1939), David Edward Hughes (1831), Sister Nivedita (1867), Alexander Cunningham (1814), Ciarán Hinds (1953), and Dick Taylor (1943). After him are Sidney Paget (1860), Bill Ward (1948), Lord William Bentinck (1774), N. R. Pogson (1829), Algernon Blackwood (1869), and John Lubbock, 1st Baron Avebury (1834).

Among PAINTERS In United Kingdom

Among painters born in United Kingdom, John Martin ranks 20Before him are Joseph Wright of Derby (1734), Thomas Cole (1801), Thomas Lawrence (1769), John William Godward (1861), Evelyn De Morgan (1855), and David Roberts (1796). After him are Sidney Paget (1860), George Stubbs (1724), Thomas Rowlandson (1756), Richard Parkes Bonington (1801), Walter Crane (1845), and Herbert James Draper (1863).