Louis Wain

1860 - 1939

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Louis William Wain (5 August 1860 – 4 July 1939) was an English artist best known for his drawings, which consistently featured anthropomorphized large-eyed cats and kittens. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Louis Wain has received more than 2,008,685 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Louis Wain is the 293rd most popular painter (up from 761st in 2019), the 645th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 1,549th in 2019) and the 7th most popular Painter.

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Among painters, Louis Wain ranks 293 out of 1,421Before him are Max Beckmann, John Singer Sargent, Baldassare Peruzzi, Adriaen van Ostade, Anselm Kiefer, and Paul Delvaux. After him are Frans Snyders, Marie Bashkirtseff, Kamāl ud-Dīn Behzād, Akseli Gallen-Kallela, Salaì, and François Gérard.

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Among people born in 1860, Louis Wain ranks 27Before him are René Lalique, Hugo Wolf, Princess Charlotte of Prussia, John J. Pershing, William Kemmler, and Grand Duke Paul Alexandrovich of Russia. After him are Ernest Thompson Seton, Otto Jespersen, Grand Duchess Anastasia Mikhailovna of Russia, Isaac Levitan, Karl Denke, and Hjalmar Branting. Among people deceased in 1939, Louis Wain ranks 22Before him are Matthias Sindelar, Lucien Lévy-Bruhl, Antonio Machado, Alexander Yegorov, Archduke Franz Salvator of Austria, and Ferdinand von Lindemann. After him are Douglas Fairbanks, Otto Rank, Anthony Fokker, Ghazi of Iraq, Ernst Toller, and Prince Valdemar of Denmark.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Louis Wain ranks 645 out of 7,765Before him are Philippa of England (1394), Rachel Weisz (1970), Sir Arthur Harris, 1st Baronet (1892), Walter Rothschild, 2nd Baron Rothschild (1868), John Surtees (1934), and Andrew Wiles (1953). After him are Henry Bessemer (1813), Henry Every (1659), George Herbert, 5th Earl of Carnarvon (1866), Julian Barnes (1946), Hugh Laurie (1959), and Ernest Thompson Seton (1860).

Among PAINTERS In United Kingdom

Among painters born in United Kingdom, Louis Wain ranks 7Before him are J. M. W. Turner (1775), John Constable (1776), William Hogarth (1697), Thomas Gainsborough (1727), Joshua Reynolds (1723), and John Everett Millais (1829). After him are Leonora Carrington (1917), Richard Hamilton (1922), William Holman Hunt (1827), Frederic Leighton (1830), John Tenniel (1820), and Edmund Leighton (1852).