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Bernard Buffet

1928 - 1999

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Bernard Buffet (French: [byfɛ]; 10 July 1928 – 4 October 1999) was a French painter, printmaker, and sculptor. He produced a varied and extensive body of work. His style was exclusively figurative. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bernard Buffet has received more than 230,471 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia. Bernard Buffet is the 511th most popular painter (down from 459th in 2019), the 1,570th most popular biography from France (down from 1,412th in 2019) and the 102nd most popular French Painter.

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Among painters, Bernard Buffet ranks 511 out of 1,421Before him are Guo Xi, Johan Jongkind, Michael Ancher, Ivan Bilibin, Elisabetta Sirani, and Alessandro Magnasco. After him are Françoise Gilot, Paris Bordone, Jan Matsys, Giuseppe Crespi, Hannah Höch, and Salomon van Ruysdael.

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Among people born in 1928, Bernard Buffet ranks 103Before him are Sol LeWitt, Arman, Christa Ludwig, Edward Albee, Joe Jackson, and Seymour Papert. After him are Pierre Mauroy, Eunice Gayson, Vyacheslav Tikhonov, John Stewart Bell, Djivan Gasparyan, and Michel Serrault. Among people deceased in 1999, Bernard Buffet ranks 51Before him are Michael Morris, 3rd Baron Killanin, George C. Scott, John F. Kennedy Jr., Edward Dmytryk, Fabrizio De André, and Joe D'Amato. After him are Rafael Alberti, Amintore Fanfani, João Figueiredo, André Martinet, Isa bin Salman Al Khalifa, and Gyula Zsengellér.

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In France

Among people born in France, Bernard Buffet ranks 1,570 out of 6,011Before him are Joan of England, Queen of Sicily (1165), Amadeus VII, Count of Savoy (1360), Adalbert of Magdeburg (910), Louis Henri, Prince of Condé (1756), Louis François, Prince of Conti (1717), and Henri Giffard (1825). After him are Marie Anne Lenormand (1772), Yolande of Valois (1434), Édith Cresson (1934), Françoise Gilot (1921), Pierre Terrail, seigneur de Bayard (1476), and Jean-Charles de Borda (1733).

Among PAINTERS In France

Among painters born in France, Bernard Buffet ranks 102Before him are André Charles Boulle (1642), Adélaïde Labille-Guiard (1749), Pierre-Narcisse Guérin (1774), Paul Gachet (1828), Pierre Auguste Cot (1837), and Arman (1928). After him are Françoise Gilot (1921), Jules Joseph Lefebvre (1836), Paloma Picasso (1949), Christian Boltanski (1944), Jean Ignace Isidore Gérard Grandville (1803), and Henri-Edmond Cross (1856).