(1780 - 1849)
Edward Hicks was active/lived in Pennsylvania. Edward Hicks is known for peaceful animals, history and mythology painting.
The 19th-century Quaker artist Edwards Hicks is arguably the most
well-known and beloved of America's folk painters. Born in
Langhorne, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, the orphan Hicks was apprenticed
to local coach makers William and Henry Tomlinson from 1793 to 1800, to
learn the ornamental painting trade. By 1803 he had married Sarah
Worstall of Newtown, Pennsylvania, and was received as a member of the
Middletown Monthly Meeting. He became increasingly involved in
his meeting's affairs during these and the years immediately following,
and by 1811 was recorded as a Quaker minister at Middletown because of
his religious work and popularity as a gifted preacher. It was
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