East of England has a population of around 5,643,000 and covers approximately 7,375 square miles. Here is a list of counties in East of England: Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Essex, Hertfordshire, Norfolk, Suffolk.
(Born 1910 in Norwich in Norfolk), Painting
A self-taught painter in the impressionist and post-impressionist style.
A graphic artist, illustrator and painter. He was a war artist during the World War II.
(Born 1885 in Cambridge in Cambridgeshire), Engraver
Gwendolen Mary Raverat, British artist, was known for her wood engravings and was one of the founders of the Society of Wood Engravers.
Griggs is well known for his illustration in the Highways and Byways Guides, which he created from 1902 until his death in 1938.
Metalworker, stained glass artist and founder of Heatons Cloisonne Mosaics Ltd in 1885. He learnt his trade in his fathers firm.
Thomas Woolner, English sculptor and poet, RA. He was a member of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood.
(Born 1776 in East Bergholt in Suffolk), Painting
A romantic painter, known for his landscape paintings of Dedham Vale, now known as Constable Country.
(Born 1731 in Berkhamsted in Hertfordshire), Poetry
One of the most famous poets of his time, Cowper wrote poems about the everyday this in life. He also wrote hymns such as Amazing Grace. He also wrote: God moves in a mysterious way His wonders to perform He plants His footsteps in the sea And rides upon the storm. Deep in unfathomable mines Of never failing skill He treasures up His bright designs And works His sov reign will. Ye fearful saints, fresh courage take The clouds ye so much dread Are big with mercy and shall break
(Born 1727 in Sudbury in Suffolk), Painting
A talented English portrait and landscape painter. Perhaps his best known work would be The Blue Boy. He was noted for the speed that he applied paint, working more from nature.
(Born 1648 in Dunstable in Bedfordshire), Poetry
Settle was a poet and play write. He wrote among other works - CAMBYSES King of Persia: A TRAGEDY. When the curtain first opens, we see the scene of the Royal Pavilion, Cambyses seated on a Throne attended by Otanes, Darius, Artaban, Prexaspes, Guards, Slaves, and Attendants with the Princess Mandana, and Ladies.
(Born 1628 in Elstow in Bedfordshire), Fiction
As a writer Bunyan was most famous for The Pilgrims Progress, although he did write many dozens more works.