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 was one of the best-known U.S. artists of the middle 20th century. In his art, Wyeth's favorite subjects were the land and people around him, both in his hometown of Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania, and at his summer home in Cushing, Maine. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Andrew Wyeth has received more than 1,466,987 page views. His biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 37 in 2019). Andrew Wyeth is the 571st most popular painter (up from 669th in 2019), the 1,927th most popular biography from United States (up from 2,085th in 2019) and the 22nd most popular American Painter.

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Among painters, Andrew Wyeth ranks 571 out of 1,428Before him are Viktor Hartmann, Roelant Savery, Hishikawa Moronobu, Elisabetta Sirani, Marià Fortuny, and Henri-Edmond Cross. After him are Clara Peeters, Giovanni Lanfranco, Giuseppe Crespi, Francisco Pacheco, Roberto Ferruzzi, and Hans Bellmer.

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Among people born in 1917, Andrew Wyeth ranks 92Before him are Chung Il-kwon, Yigael Yadin, Atle Selberg, Otto Kittel, Pál Maléter, and Asmahan. After him are Maurice Trintignant, Augusto Roa Bastos, Jean Rouch, Alparslan Türkeş, Suzy Delair, and Zhang Chunqiao. Among people deceased in 2009, Andrew Wyeth ranks 73Before him are Clive Granger, Pavle, Serbian Patriarch, Vyacheslav Tikhonov, Ernst Barkmann, Rafael Caldera, and Israel Gelfand. After him are Ngapoi Ngawang Jigme, Shih Kien, Achille Compagnoni, Edwin G. Krebs, Augusto Boal, and Luís Cabral.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Andrew Wyeth ranks 1,927 out of 15,968Before him are David Letterman (1947), Eleanor Parker (1922), Alvin Kraenzlein (1876), Robert Mapplethorpe (1946), Mandy Patinkin (1952), and Bruce McCandless II (1937). After him are Chris Pratt (1979), Terry O'Quinn (1952), Frank Marshall (1877), Gordon Scott (1926), Abner Doubleday (1819), and Robert Gallo (1937).

Among PAINTERS In United States

Among painters born in United States, Andrew Wyeth ranks 22Before him are Frederic Edwin Church (1826), Cy Twombly (1928), Julian Schnabel (1951), Richard Serra (1939), Allan Kaprow (1927), and Frank Stella (1936). After him are Thomas Eakins (1844), Lee Krasner (1908), Carl Andre (1935), Bruce Nauman (1941), Donald Judd (1928), and Dorothea Tanning (1910).