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Nicholas Hilliard

1547 - 1619

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Nicholas Hilliard (c. 1547 – 7 January 1619) was an English goldsmith and limner best known for his portrait miniatures of members of the courts of Elizabeth I and James I of England. He mostly painted small oval miniatures, but also some larger cabinet miniatures, up to about 10 inches (25 centimetres) tall, and at least two famous half-length panel portraits of Elizabeth. He enjoyed continuing success as an artist, and continuing financial troubles, for forty-five years. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Nicholas Hilliard has received more than 251,222 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Nicholas Hilliard is the 1,382nd most popular painter (down from 1,149th in 2019), the 2,863rd most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 2,478th in 2019) and the 56th most popular British Painter.

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Among painters, Nicholas Hilliard ranks 1,382 out of 1,421Before him are Fan Kuan, Leon Wyczółkowski, Maria Lassnig, Uemura Shōen, Edmond Aman-Jean, and Torii Kiyonobu I. After him are Andrea Benetti, Regina Ghazaryan, Richard Estes, Alphonse Legros, Helena Westermarck, and Edwin Austin Abbey.

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Among people born in 1547, Nicholas Hilliard ranks 19Before him are Rudolph Goclenius, George I, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt, Maciej Stryjkowski, Alof de Wignacourt, Jurij Dalmatin, and Ubbo Emmius. After him is William Morgan. Among people deceased in 1619, Nicholas Hilliard ranks 18Before him are Shimazu Yoshihiro, Marko Krizin, Denis Calvaert, Stephen Pongracz, Melchior Grodziecki, and Richard Burbage. After him are Jagat Gosain, Olivier de Serres, Robert Peake the Elder, and Samuel Daniel.

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Among people born in United Kingdom, Nicholas Hilliard ranks 2,863 out of 7,765Before him are Dominic West (1969), Ronald Pickup (1940), John Gilbert Baker (1834), Eric Frank Russell (1905), Maurice Dobb (1900), and Vanessa Kirby (1988). After him are John Lennox (1943), Roland Orzabal (1961), Susanna Hall (1583), Tom Finney (1922), Gareth Southgate (1970), and William Knox D'Arcy (1849).

Among PAINTERS In United Kingdom

Among painters born in United Kingdom, Nicholas Hilliard ranks 56Before him are Edwin Landseer (1802), George Dawe (1781), Graham Sutherland (1903), Effie Gray (1828), George Turner (1841), and Mary Beale (1633). After him are Margaret Macdonald Mackintosh (1864), Marie Spartali Stillman (1844), John Hoppner (1758), Simeon Solomon (1840), Dora Carrington (1893), and Thomas Girtin (1775).