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Robert S. Duncanson

1821 - 1872

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Robert Seldon Duncanson (1821 – December 21, 1872) was a 19th-century American landscapist of European and African ancestry. Inspired by famous American landscape artists like Thomas Cole, Duncanson created renowned landscape paintings and is considered a second generation Hudson River School artist. Duncanson spent the majority of his career in Cincinnati, Ohio and helped develop the Ohio River Valley landscape tradition. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Robert S. Duncanson has received more than 108,073 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Robert S. Duncanson is the 1,694th most popular painter, the 10,668th most popular biography from United States and the 131st most popular American Painter.

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Among painters, Robert S. Duncanson ranks 1,694 out of 1,421Before him are Keiji Inafune, Tracey Emin, Tom Roberts, Stanley Spencer, Abd al-Samad, and Louise Rayner. After him are Hablot Knight Browne, Kari Byron, John Opie, George Peter Alexander Healy, Shepard Fairey, and Elizabeth Catlett.

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Among people born in 1821, Robert S. Duncanson ranks 87Before him are Juan Bautista Topete, Robert O'Hara Burke, Amalie Dietrich, Charles Tupper, Daniel Harvey Hill, and Richard H. Anderson.  Among people deceased in 1872, Robert S. Duncanson ranks 66Before him are Henry Halleck, Richard Bourke, 6th Earl of Mayo, José Burgos, Robert Wight, Lowell Mason, and Edward James Roye. After him are Frederick Denison Maurice and Thomas C. Jerdon.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Robert S. Duncanson ranks 10,668 out of 18,182Before him are Lucky Thompson (1924), Nell Arthur (1837), Mike Starr (1966), Harry Connick Jr. (1967), Brendan Hines (1976), and Alex Hannum (1923). After him are Richard Edson (1954), James Seddon (1815), Johnny Thomson (1922), Ralph Merkle (1952), Bob Kenney (1931), and Post Malone (1995).

Among PAINTERS In United States

Among painters born in United States, Robert S. Duncanson ranks 131Before him are Thomas Doughty (1793), Kenyon Cox (1856), Thomas Pollock Anshutz (1851), Frank Weston Benson (1862), John La Farge (1835), and Edwin Lord Weeks (1849). After him are Kari Byron (1974), George Peter Alexander Healy (1813), Shepard Fairey (1970), Elizabeth Catlett (1915), Thomas Kinkade (1958), and Laurel Holloman (1971).