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Artist: Edward Hicks (1780 - 1849)
Nationality: American
Movement: Naive Art
Media: Painting
Influences:

Biography:
Edward Hicks was a primitive painter from Bucks County, Pennsylvania who began working as a coach and sign painter. He was also a Quaker and devoted much of his life to preaching his religionís way of life. His joy of painting contrasted with the grave notions of Quaker life and caused Hicks inner conflict over the morality of his hobby. He produced farm and landscapes scenes but his remembered for his versions of the Peaceable Kingdom.


Artworks in Museum Collections: (60)
Click the artwork titles below to see actual examples of artwork or works of art relevant to works by Edward Hicks.

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Edward Hicks The Peaceable Kingdom oil on canvas circa 1846
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Untitled (After Edward Hicks), Joan Nelson (United States, California, Torrance, born 1958) , 1993, Lithograph and screenprint on Rives BFK paper
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Untitled (After Edward Hicks), Joan Nelson (United States, California, Torrance, born 1958) , 1993, Lithograph and screenprint on Rives BFK paper
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Untitled (After Edward Hicks), Joan Nelson (United States, California, Torrance, born 1958) , 1993, Lithograph and screenprint on Rives BFK paper
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Untitled (After Edward Hicks), Joan Nelson (United States, California, Torrance, born 1958) , 1993, Lithograph and screenprint on Rives BFK paper
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Untitled (After Edward Hicks), Joan Nelson (United States, California, Torrance, born 1958) , 1993, Lithograph and screenprint on Rives BFK paper
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Untitled (After Edward Hicks), Joan Nelson (United States, California, Torrance, born 1958) , 1993, Lithograph and screenprint on Rives BFK paper
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Untitled (After Edward Hicks), Joan Nelson (United States, California, Torrance, born 1958) , 1993, Lithograph and screenprint on Rives BFK paper
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Untitled (After Edward Hicks), Joan Nelson (United States, California, Torrance, born 1958) , 1993, Lithograph and screenprint on Rives BFK paper
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Untitled (After Edward Hicks), Joan Nelson (United States, California, Torrance, born 1958) , 1993, Lithograph and screenprint on Rives BFK paper
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Untitled (After Edward Hicks), Joan Nelson (United States, California, Torrance, born 1958) , 1993, Lithograph and screenprint on Rives BFK paper
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Untitled (After Edward Hicks), Joan Nelson (United States, California, Torrance, born 1958) , 1993, Lithograph and screenprint on Rives BFK paper
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Untitled (After Edward Hicks), Joan Nelson (United States, California, Torrance, born 1958) , 1993, Lithograph and screenprint on Rives BFK paper
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Untitled (After Edward Hicks), Joan Nelson (United States, California, Torrance, born 1958) , 1993, Lithograph and screenprint on Rives BFK paper
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Untitled (After Edward Hicks), Joan Nelson (United States, California, Torrance, born 1958) , 1993, Lithograph and screenprint on Rives BFK paper
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Untitled (After Edward Hicks), Joan Nelson (United States, California, Torrance, born 1958) , 1993, Lithograph and screenprint on Rives BFK paper
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Untitled (After Edward Hicks), Joan Nelson (United States, California, Torrance, born 1958) , 1993, Lithograph and screenprint on Rives BFK paper
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Untitled (After Edward Hicks), Joan Nelson (United States, California, Torrance, born 1958) , 1993, Lithograph and screenprint on Rives BFK paper
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Untitled (After Edward Hicks), Joan Nelson (United States, California, Torrance, born 1958) , 1993, Lithograph and screenprint on Rives BFK paper
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Edward Hicks - Noah's Ark 1846 oil on canvas Philadelphia Museum of Art American
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Edward Hicks - The Peaceable Kingdom c. 1816-1818 oil on canvas Cleveland Museum of Art American
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Edward Hicks - The Landing of Columbus c. 1837 oil on canvas National Gallery of Art American
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Edward Hicks - The Cornell Farm 1848 oil on canvas National Gallery of Art American
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Edward Hicks - Peaceable Kingdom c. 1834 oil on canvas National Gallery of Art American
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Edward Hicks - Washington at the Delaware 1849 oil on canvas Chrysler Museum of Art American
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Edward Hicks - Penn's Treaty with the Indians c. 1840-1844 oil on canvas National Gallery of Art American
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Edward Hicks - The Grave of William Penn c. 1847-1848 oil on canvas National Gallery of Art American
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R. Hicks Representation of the Coronation of Napoleon in the Church of Notre Dame... 19th century
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Anne Hicks Siberell Untitled, from the Together Series monoprinted lithograph with embossing and metal brads 1974
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Stanley Mouse and Alton Kelley San Francisco Rock Poster: Family Dog Productions, "Heavy," Country Joe and the Fish; Dan Hicks and his Hot Licks; Avalon Ballroom, 1/26-28/68 color lithograph 1968
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Genius of Mirth, 1842; this version, 1843 Thomas Crawford (ca. 1813-1857)AmericanMarble; 47 x 20 x
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Casey Simpson San Francisco Rock Poster: Family Dog Productions, "Black and White Indian," Quicksilver Messenger Service; Dan Hicks and His Hot Licks; Avalon Ballroom, 7/26-28/68 color lithograph 1968
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Thomas Hicks, American, 1823-1890 Calculating 1844 Oil on canvas 34.61 x 43.18 cm (13 5/8
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William P. Babcock, American, 1826-1899 Girl with a Pink Bonnet 1865 Oil on canvas 35.24
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Portrait of Edward Lasker (Retrato de Edward Lasker), Diego Rivera (Mexico, Guanajuato, 1886 - 1957) , 1936, Colored crayons
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Pieter van der Banck King Edward V, Son Of Edward Iv (1483-deposed) Engraving 17th century
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Pieter van der Banck King Edward III Of Windsor, Son Of Edward Ii (1327-1377) Engraving 17th century
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Pieter van der Banck King Edward II Of Carnarvon, Son Of Edward I (1307-1327) Engraving 17th century
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Guillim Scrots - Portrait of Edward Vi c. 1551 oil on panel Los Angeles County Museum of Art Dutch
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Hans Holbein the Younger - Edward VI as a Child c. 1538 oil on panel National Gallery of Art German
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Petrus Christus - Edward Grimston 1446 oil on oak The National Gallery, London Netherlandish
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Gilbert Stuart - Edward Stow c. 1803 oil on wood National Gallery of Art American
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Thomas Gainsborough - Edward Swinburne 1785 oil on canvas The Detroit Institute of Art English
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Thomas Sully - Mrs. Edward Hudson 1814 oil on canvas The Detroit Institute of Art American
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Thomas Sully - Dr. Edward Hudson 1810 oil on canvas The Detroit Institute of Art American
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Pieter van der Banck King Henry VII, Descendant Of Edward III, Son-in-law Of Edward IV (1485-1509) Engraving 17th century
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Thomas Hicks - The Musicale, Barber Shop, Trenton Falls, New York 1866 oil on canvas North Carolina Museum of Art American
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New Mexico, Edward Miller (United States) , Gelatin-silver print
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Boy in Train, Roumania, Edward Miller (United States) , Gelatin-silver print
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William Morris Hunt - Portrait of Edward Wheelwright 1857 oil on canvas Los Angeles County Museum of Art American
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Graham Sutherland - The Hon. Edward Sackville West 1857-1858 oil on canvas Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery British
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M.W. Hopkins - Pierrepont Edward Lacey and His Dog, Gun 1835-36 oil on canvas Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester American
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Joseph Bridge - Edward, 3rd Earl of Powis 1891-1892 oil on canvas The Fitzwilliam Museum British
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Pieter van der Banck King Edward IV, Plantagenet, Descendant Of Edward Iii (1461-1470) Deposed (1471-1483) Engraving 17th century
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Thomas Gainsborough - Sir John Edward Swinburne 1785 oil on canvas The Detroit Institute of Art English
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San Juan, Puerto Rico, Edward Miller (United States) , Gelatin-silver print
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Santiago de Campostela, Spain, Edward Miller (United States) , Gelatin-silver print
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Four Women in Train, Roumania, Edward Miller (United States) , Gelatin-silver print
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Edward Borein Mexican Vaquero Etching 1915
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Edward Lear A Book of Nonsense by Edward Lear (London: Routledge, Warne, and Routledge , [1862]) Book with 113 lithographs and lithographed cover ca. 1862

Artnews Articles and Exhibition Information: (12)
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Mobius: Stark: A Large Scale Drawing Installation by Jennifer Hicks
Hicks spent a winter week at the C-Scape Dune Shack, which lacks heat, running water, and electricity. She spent the days working outside, drawing the landscape and creating performance pieces in the dunes. Then in the evening by kerosene ligh...

Hicks Gallery: Jeffrey Pratt: Travels and Reflections, A One Man Show
In good weather he paints outside, in bad inside with a still life or putting the finishing touches to yesterdays work. In this way he reaches areas that other painters find less accessible. We are sure that you will agree that his effort, commitm...

Amercan Craft Musem: Spirits of the Cloth: Contemporary Quilts by African American Artists
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Metropolitan Museum of Art: American Folk Art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art
The more than 125 works from the Metropolitan Museumís distinguished collection of American folk art cover the full range of subject matter delineated by these artists -- portraiture, land...

Foundation for the Advancement of Art: Innovation, Substance, Vision: the Future of Art
Perhaps the most pressing issue is the need for contemporary art institutions to look at and examine innovations made by living representational painters and sculptors. Michael Newberry, the director of the Foundation says: "The contemporary...

Hicks Gallery: Summer 2006: Recent Paintings by Sandra Blow RA, June Frickleton, Terry Whybrow, Claudio Missagia, Henrik Simonsen, and David Beer
Terry Whybrow lives and works in St. Ives as does Sandra Blow. He has for many years been regarded by dealers and fellow artists as a great and unsung talent. Henrik Simonsen has shown with us for several years steadily growing in popularity...

Digital Art Museum: Exhibition Launches New Venue: Unit 2 - Museum Artists
Currently the website holds a large amount of work on Laurence Gartel, Manfred Mohr and Roman Verostko, not only their work but also there entire biography, press cuttings, critiques and publications together with timelines so that visitors can ...

Institute of International Visual Arts: Falling and Images from the Sustenance Series by Neeta Madahar
Working from her former residence in Massachusetts, Madahar spent eighteen months patiently photographing the birds and squirrels that gathered at her balcony to create the Sustenance series.† The series chronicles fluctuating moments in time,...

Kentucky Museum of Arts and Design: The Body Adorned: Art for the Body
Participating artists from Kentucky and across the U.S. include Bonnie Aitken, Clara Ines Arana, Stephanie Lindsey, Robin L. Bergman, Bonnie Blincoe, Elisa Bongfeldt, Jamison Brumm, Karen Chu, Sandra Clark, Terri L. Corkhill, Lisa and Scott Cylind...

Stedelijk Museum: The Best Designed Books 2006
Included in the selection are Perfect Day en andere popverhalen by Joost Zwagerman (Studio Ron van Roon, Jaap Meijer and Nico Richter), Altijd Vandaag by Esther Jansma (Marjo Starink, Steven van der Gaauw) and Marnix Goossens. Deep Light (COMA). ...

Harbourfront Cenrtre: Four Diverse Exhibitions open Today
York Quay Gallery presents The Tree Museum Collective: An Alternate Site, featuring installations in a variety of media including video, photography, drawing and three-dimensional work. Photographic documentation of the installations at the Col...

Smithsonian American Art Museum: Earl Cunninghamís America
ďI am delighted that the Smithsonian American Art Museum is presenting the remarkable paintings of Earl Cunningham, an artist whose works combine the charm of memory painting with the vivid colors of early modernism,Ē said Elizabeth Broun, The...

Further Artwork and Information:

Edward Hicks Online
The Kingdoms of Edward Hicks
Philadelphia Museum of Art: Edward Hicks
Noahs Ark by Edward Hicks
Edward Hicks
Hickss Peaceable Kingdom
Edward Hicks - Artist Painting Prices, Art Appraisal, Artist Paintings [AskART.com]
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Worcester Art Museum - The Peaceable Kingdom
Edward Hicks - Artist Painting Prices, Art Appraisal, Artist Paintings [AskART.com]

 

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