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Thomas Hicks
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Birth: Oct. 18, 1823
Death: Oct. 8, 1890

Artist, born in Newtown, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, 18 October, 1823. He was educated at the Newtown academy, and attempted portrait-painting at the age of fifteen. He began his studies in the Pennsylvania academy of fine arts in Philadelphia, and in 1838 entered the National academy in New York, and contributed " The Death of Abel" to the exhibition of 1841. In 1845 he went to Europe and studied in London, Paris, Florence, and Rome. After a visit to Venice in 1847 he returned to Rome and painted among other works a half-length figure entitled "Italia." In 1849 he returned to New York and began a successful career as a portrait painter. He was elected a national academician in 1851, and was president of the Artists' fund society of New York from 1873 till 1885. 
 
Burial:
Green-Wood Cemetery
Brooklyn
Kings County (Brooklyn)
New York, USA
Plot: Sec 35 Lot 5120
 
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Record added: Feb 18, 2010
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Thomas Hicks
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