Yorkshire and The Humber has a population of around 5,414,000 and covers approximately 5,737 square miles. Here is a list of counties in Yorkshire and The Humber: East Riding of Yorkshire, North Yorkshire, South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire.
(Born 1938 in Rudston in East Riding of Yorkshire), Poetry
Ken Smith was a British poet and co-editor of Stand magazine from 1963-1972. One of his works, The Pity won the Gregory Award in 1964.
Voted the most influential British artist of the 20th century.
Henry Moore, British sculptor and artist, is known for monumental bronze sculptures, which are now displayed around the world as public works of art. If you visit Scotney Castle (Designed by Anthony Salvin) in Kent, you can see one of his works in the gardens.
(Born 1853 in Sheffield in South Yorkshire), Sculpture
As well as sculptor, Creswick also worked in metal and taught art. He is well know for his bust of the philanthropist John Ruskin.
Ralph Hedley, British artist, was known for his paintings of life in Northern England, wood carving and illustrations.
(Born 1841 in York in North Yorkshire), Painting
Albert Moore, British artist, was known for his paintings of female figures with classical settings. This can be seen in his works such as A Garden, Canaries, Seagulls, The Loves of the Winds and the Seasons, An Open Book, Seashells and Silver. He was one of the fourteen children of portrait painter, William Moore.
(Born 1836 in Leeds in West Yorkshire), Painting
John Atkinson Grimshaw, British artist, was born on this day in the year 1836. He painted landscapes and city scenes.
Sir Frederic Leighton, English artist and sculptor, is best known for his paintings of historical and classical scenes.
An English Poetess and writer of fiction. Anna was perhaps most famous for her second and final novel, The Tenant of Wildfell Hall.
(Born 1819 in Aldfield in North Yorkshire), Painting
William Powell Frith, English artist, is best known for his paintings of Victorian social scenes.
Patrick Branwell Bronte, painter and poet, was the brother of writers Emily, Anne, and Charlotte Bronte.
A famous British cabinet maker.