Kenyon Cox

1856 - 1919

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Kenyon Cox (October 27, 1856 – March 17, 1919) was an American painter, illustrator, muralist, writer, and teacher. Cox was an influential and important early instructor at the Art Students League of New York. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kenyon Cox has received more than 82,473 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Kenyon Cox is the 1,956th most popular painter (down from 1,666th in 2019), the 10,768th most popular biography from United States (down from 9,603rd in 2019) and the 137th most popular American Painter.

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Among painters, Kenyon Cox ranks 1,956 out of 2,023Before him are George Luks, Rebecca Solomon, Arthur Wesley Dow, Thomas Baines, Peter Perez Burdett, and Derek Riggs. After him are Edwin Lord Weeks, Worthington Whittredge, Elizabeth Catlett, Wayne Thiebaud, William Nicholson, and Charles Hamilton Smith.

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Among people born in 1856, Kenyon Cox ranks 125Before him are Yuly Shokalsky, Wovoka, Granville Woods, Colin Campbell Cooper, Frank Harris, and Jens Bratlie. After him are William Wallace Denslow, Tom Roberts, Andrew Watson, John Redmond, Edward Bagnall Poulton, and Toru Dutt. Among people deceased in 1919, Kenyon Cox ranks 154Before him are Theo de Meester, Horatio Parker, J. Alden Weir, Mikhail Suslin, Abraham Jacobi, and Joseph Rosemeyer. After him are Phoebe Hearst, Anna Howard Shaw, and Frederick DuCane Godman.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Kenyon Cox ranks 10,768 out of 20,380Before him are Enrique Peñalosa (1954), Peter Hardeman Burnett (1807), Jackson C. Frank (1943), Henry M. Jackson (1912), Michael Cooper (1956), and James M. Bardeen (1939). After him are Richard O. Covey (1946), Barbara Dare (1963), William Eustis (1753), Bill Thompson (1913), Carl Laemmle Jr. (1908), and Alden Sanborn (1899).

Among PAINTERS In United States

Among painters born in United States, Kenyon Cox ranks 137Before him are John Sloan (1871), Robert Reid (1862), N. C. Wyeth (1882), William Glackens (1870), George Luks (1867), and Arthur Wesley Dow (1857). After him are Edwin Lord Weeks (1849), Worthington Whittredge (1820), Elizabeth Catlett (1915), Wayne Thiebaud (1920), Thomas Dewing (1851), and Samuel Colman (1832).