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 238,102 page views. Her biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Kate Greenaway is the 1,463rd most popular painter (down from 1,315th in 2019), the 3,093rd most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 3,190th in 2019) and the 66th most popular Painter.

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  • 21

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Among painters, Kate Greenaway ranks 1,463 out of 1,421Before her are Jan van Bijlert, Roger Dean, Teodor Axentowicz, Jan de Bray, Roland Penrose, and John Michael Wright. After her are Hendrik Voogd, Isaac Oliver, Juan Manuel Blanes, Yannis Tsarouchis, Jens Ferdinand Willumsen, and Thomas Bewick.

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Among people born in 1846, Kate Greenaway ranks 86Before her are Johann Most, Ignaz Brüll, Daniel Burnham, Giulio Bizzozero, Emil Warburg, and Zygmunt Noskowski. After her are Whitcomb L. Judson, Carrie Nation, Alexander Karpinsky, Svatopluk Čech, László Paál, and Elizabeth Thompson. Among people deceased in 1901, Kate Greenaway ranks 64Before her are Víctor Balaguer i Cirera, Domenico Morelli, Václav Brožík, Prince Hermann of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach, Giulio Bizzozero, and Ghevont Alishan. After her are Juan Manuel Blanes, Henry Augustus Rowland, Mariano Ignacio Prado, Julius Zeyer, Peter Tait, and Joseph Noel Paton.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Kate Greenaway ranks 3,093 out of 7,765Before her are Roland Penrose (1900), John Michael Wright (1617), Steven Wilson (1967), Maud Watson (1864), George Raynor (1907), and Gerald Moore (1899). After her are Ajahn Brahm (1951), Edward Turner Bennett (1797), Ken Stott (1954), Charles Hardinge, 1st Baron Hardinge of Penshurst (1858), Ruth Williams Khama (1923), and Annabelle Wallis (1984).

Among PAINTERS In United Kingdom

Among painters born in United Kingdom, Kate Greenaway ranks 66Before her are Simeon Solomon (1840), Dora Carrington (1893), Thomas Girtin (1775), Roger Dean (1944), Roland Penrose (1900), and John Michael Wright (1617). After her are Thomas Bewick (1753), Henry Raeburn (1756), Henry Scott Tuke (1858), Thomas Moran (1837), Gwen John (1876), and Henry Salt (1780).