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Edward Hicks

 (1780 - 1849)
Edward Hicks was active/lived in Pennsylvania.  Edward Hicks is known for peaceful animals, history and mythology painting.

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Edward Hicks

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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 also during this year that he set up his   ...  Displaying 750 of 6849 characters.



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About  Edward Hicks

Born:  1780 - Langhorne, Pennsylvania
Died:   1849 - Newtown, Pennsylvania
Known for:  peaceful animals, history and mythology painting