Andrew Wyeth

1917 - 2009

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Andrew Newell Wyeth ( WY-eth; July 12, 1917 – January 16, 2009) was an American visual artist, primarily a realist painter, working predominantly in a regionalist style. He believed he was also an abstractionist, portraying subjects in a new, meaningful way. The son of N. C. Wyeth and father of Jamie Wyeth, he was one of the best-known U.S. artists of the middle 20th century. James H. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Andrew Wyeth has received more than 1,938,652 page views. His biography is available in 40 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 39 in 2019). Andrew Wyeth is the 870th most popular painter (down from 664th in 2019), the 2,830th most popular biography from United States (down from 2,285th in 2019) and the 29th most popular American Painter.

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Among painters, Andrew Wyeth ranks 870 out of 2,023Before him are Leandro Bassano, Richard Gerstl, Jan van Huysum, Carolus-Duran, Martin van Meytens, and Frans Francken the Younger. After him are Vasily Tropinin, Paja Jovanović, François-Xavier Fabre, Princess Fahrelnissa Zeid, Marie-Gabrielle Capet, and Helen Frankenthaler.

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Among people born in 1917, Andrew Wyeth ranks 124Before him are Robert Manzon, Đỗ Mười, Carlos Puebla, Wilhelm Brasse, Paul Frère, and Yakov Pavlov. After him are Maya Deren, Wieland Wagner, Văn Tiến Dũng, Samael Aun Weor, Infanta Alicia, Duchess of Calabria, and Semyon Kurkotkin. Among people deceased in 2009, Andrew Wyeth ranks 104Before him are Susanna Agnelli, Ramaswamy Venkataraman, Félix Malloum, Al Martino, Joseph Wiseman, and Marilyn Chambers. After him are Inger Christensen, Bea Arthur, Ngapoi Ngawang Jigme, Yves Rocher, Amir Pnueli, and Frank McCourt.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Andrew Wyeth ranks 2,830 out of 20,380Before him are Edith Roosevelt (1861), Robert H. Jackson (1892), Harlan Coben (1962), Frances E. Allen (1932), Don Rickles (1926), and Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio (1958). After him are William P. Rogers (1913), Nick Castle (1947), Ronny Cox (1938), Jessica Biel (1982), LP (1981), and Bob Cousy (1928).

Among PAINTERS In United States

Among painters born in United States, Andrew Wyeth ranks 29Before him are Julian Schnabel (1951), Bruce Nauman (1941), Donald Judd (1928), Cindy Sherman (1954), Dorothea Tanning (1910), and Asher Brown Durand (1796). After him are Helen Frankenthaler (1928), Beatrice Wood (1893), Henry Hill (1943), Gutzon Borglum (1867), Grandma Moses (1860), and Allan Kaprow (1927).