Louis Wain

1860 - 1939

Louis Wain

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 564,970 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 615th most popular painter.

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Among painters, Louis Wain ranks 614 out of 1,258Before him are Théophile Steinlen, Tang Yin, Justus van Gent, Ni Zan, Johann Heinrich Wilhelm Tischbein, and Giovanni di Paolo. After him are Roberto Matta, Bada Shanren, Jules Breton, Ramon Casas, Otto van Veen, and Michael Wolgemut.

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Among people born in 1860, Louis Wain ranks 42Before him are Marianne von Werefkin, Lizzie Borden, Gustave Charpentier, Archduke Charles Stephen of Austria, Jules Laforgue, and Princess Louise Margaret of Prussia. After him are Ellen Axson Wilson, William Kennedy Dickson, Michel Zevaco, Eleonore Reuss of Köstritz, Annie Oakley, and Eugen Goldstein. Among people deceased in 1939, Louis Wain ranks 36Before him are Ambroise Vollard, Vladimir Shukhov, S. P. L. Sørensen, Albrecht, Duke of Württemberg, Stanislav Kosior, and Gerardo Machado. After him are Wu Peifu, Louis Trousselier, Otto Wels, Norman Bethune, Max Skladanowsky, and Stanisław Ignacy Witkiewicz.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Louis Wain ranks 1,228 out of 5,347Before him are Elizabeth Tudor (1492), Colin McRae (1968), William Stuart-Houston (1911), Iain Glen (1961), Alan Baker (1939), and Ken Russell (1927). After him are Edward Gordon Craig (1872), Owen Tudor (1400), William Wilberforce (1759), John Newton (1725), Thomas Gresham (1519), and George Atwood (1745).

Among PAINTERS In United Kingdom

Among painters born in United Kingdom, Louis Wain ranks 15Before him are Leonora Carrington (1917), Joseph Wright of Derby (1734), John Tenniel (1820), Frederic Leighton (1830), Edmund Leighton (1852), and Thomas Lawrence (1769). After him are David Roberts (1796), John William Godward (1861), Evelyn De Morgan (1855), George Stubbs (1724), Arthur Rackham (1867), and Thomas Cole (1801).