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Edward Hicks

(1780-1849)  American

The Peaceable Kingdom,  1826

one of the greatest paintings of all time

one of the greatest paintings of all time

Edward Hicks Paintings from the 19th century


Key Descriptive Words  and Phrases associated with the Visionary painting- self-taught, personal vision, dreams, inner process,  Folk art, mystical experience, metaphysical Otherness,  entoptic imagery, personal revelations,  mythic archetypes,  revelation art, personal iconography, untrained artist, spiritual symbolism, outsider,  hallucinogenic intoxication, eccentric personalities, madness, fantastic components,  Symbolism, Surrealism , spiritually significant,  biblical themes, ethereal   backgrounds, Christian symbolism, physic visions, narrative painting, Neosurrealism


Important Visionary Painters

William Blake (1757 - 1827) English,

Hieronymus Bosch (1453 - 1516) Dutch, Northern Renaissance
Matthias Grünewald (1434-1494) Flemish, Northern Renaissance
Edward Hicks (1780-1849)  American
Frida Kahlo (1907 - 1954) Mexico, Surrealism
Gustave Moreau (1826 - 1898) French, Symbolist
Odilon Redon (1840-1916) French, Symbolist
Henri Rousseau (1844-1910) French
Sassetta (1394-1450) Italian, Sienese, Early Renaissance



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