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Arthur Dove

1880 - 1946

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Arthur Garfield Dove (August 2, 1880 – November 23, 1946) was an American artist. An early American modernist, he is often considered the first American abstract painter. Dove used a wide range of media, sometimes in unconventional combinations, to produce his abstractions and his abstract landscapes. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Arthur Dove has received more than 151,531 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Arthur Dove is the 1,358th most popular painter (up from 1,362nd in 2019), the 5,117th most popular biography from United States (up from 7,250th in 2019) and the 67th most popular American Painter.

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Among painters, Arthur Dove ranks 1,358 out of 1,421Before him are Emmanuel Lubezki, Willi Baumeister, Elizabeth Jane Gardner, Józef Chełmoński, Carl-Henning Pedersen, and Effie Gray. After him are Bohumil Kubišta, Sascha Schneider, Frank Frazetta, Nadir Afonso, Carl Fredrik Hill, and Tamar Abakelia.

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Among people born in 1880, Arthur Dove ranks 127Before him are Joseph Grew, Samuel Jones, Radclyffe Hall, Nikolai Podvoisky, Thomas H. Ince, and Harry Baur. After him are Konrad von Preysing, Mikheil Javakhishvili, Lawrence Oates, Margit Kaffka, Lajos Bíró, and Jesse L. Lasky. Among people deceased in 1946, Arthur Dove ranks 141Before him are Amir Hamzah, Carl Gustav Witt, Holger Thiele, Shirase Nobu, Júlio Prestes, and Juan Bautista Sacasa. After him are Charles Despiau, Carl Theodor Zahle, Frederick W. Lanchester, Saint Alphonsa, Teizo Takeuchi, and Giuseppe Adami.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Arthur Dove ranks 5,117 out of 18,182Before him are Mary Agnes Chase (1869), Walter Bedell Smith (1895), Vanilla Ice (1967), Denver Pyle (1920), Lightnin' Hopkins (1912), and Ossie Davis (1917). After him are D'arcy Wretzky (1968), Joe Simon (1913), Eydie Gormé (1928), Meredith Monk (1942), Leo Penn (1921), and Jack Angel (1930).

Among PAINTERS In United States

Among painters born in United States, Arthur Dove ranks 67Before him are Haddon Sundblom (1899), Gilbert Stuart (1755), Charles Demuth (1883), George Bellows (1882), Alice Pike Barney (1857), and Elizabeth Jane Gardner (1837). After him are Frank Frazetta (1928), Martin Johnson Heade (1819), Frederic Remington (1861), William Merritt Chase (1849), Richard Estes (1932), and Edwin Austin Abbey (1852).