Kate Greenaway

1846 - 1901

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Catherine Greenaway (17 March 1846 – 6 November 1901) was an English Victorian artist and writer, known for her children's book illustrations. She received her education in graphic design and art between 1858 and 1871 from the Finsbury School of Art, the South Kensington School of Art, the Heatherley School of Art and the Slade School of Fine Art. She began her career designing for the burgeoning holiday card market, producing Christmas and Valentine's cards. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kate Greenaway has received more than 208,120 page views. Her biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Kate Greenaway is the 1,319th most popular painter (down from 1,175th in 2019), the 3,193rd most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 2,871st in 2019) and the 70th most popular British Painter.

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Among painters, Kate Greenaway ranks 1,319 out of 1,428Before her are Kenneth Noland, Victor Meirelles, Ion Andreescu, William Orpen, Fyodor Bruni, and Aristarkh Lentulov. After her are Ivan Argunov, Charley Toorop, Gwen John, Karin Bergöö Larsson, Juan Luna, and Giannino Castiglioni.

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Among people born in 1846, Kate Greenaway ranks 80Before her are Turhan Pasha Përmeti, Martin Wegelius, Ignaz Brüll, Alexander Karpinsky, Svatopluk Čech, and Whitcomb L. Judson. After her are Arsène Darmesteter, Karol Olszewski, László Paál, William McGregor, Max Fürbringer, and Marco Aurelio Soto. Among people deceased in 1901, Kate Greenaway ranks 57Before her are Alfred Tysoe, Václav Brožík, Carlo Alfredo Piatti, Prince Hermann of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach, Mariano Ignacio Prado, and Friedrich Chrysander. After her are Julius Zeyer, Peter Tait, Henry Augustus Rowland, Konstantin Stoilov, Ramón de Campoamor y Campoosorio, and Federico Errázuriz Echaurren.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Kate Greenaway ranks 3,193 out of 6,924Before her are George Rodger (1908), Bernard Sumner (1956), Ajahn Brahm (1951), Fred Pentland (1883), Henry Litolff (1818), and Richard Bentley (1662). After her are Joanne Whalley (1961), David Sylvian (1958), Tony Atkinson (1944), Lucy Hawking (1969), Cædmon (657), and Carey Mulligan (1985).

Among PAINTERS In United Kingdom

Among painters born in United Kingdom, Kate Greenaway ranks 70Before her are Roger Dean (1944), William Powell Frith (1819), Marie Spartali Stillman (1844), Mary Beale (1633), Thomas Moran (1837), and Thomas Bewick (1753). After her are Gwen John (1876), Ben Nicholson (1894), E. H. Shepard (1879), Henry Salt (1780), William Dobson (1610), and L. S. Lowry (1887).