American Quaker and Primitive Artist

1780-1849

Known for painting over 60 versions of “The Peaceable Kingdom,” Edward Hicks was inspired by the “Holy Experiment” conceived by William Penn in Pennsylvania as a place where potential enemies – Native Americans and colonists – could make peace and prosper.

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Edward Hicks – Encyclopedia Britannica

The Peaceable Kingdom – Edward Hicks

 

 

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