Chaim Soutine

1893 - 1943

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Chaïm Soutine (13 January 1893 – 9 August 1943) was a Belarussian painter who made a major contribution to the expressionist movement while living and working in Paris.Inspired by classic painting in the European tradition, exemplified by the works of Rembrandt, Chardin and Courbet, Soutine developed an individual style more concerned with shape, color, and texture over representation, which served as a bridge between more traditional approaches and the developing form of Abstract Expressionism. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Chaim Soutine has received more than 312,563 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 35 in 2019). Chaim Soutine is the 193rd most popular painter (up from 216th in 2019), the 13th most popular biography from Belarus (up from 16th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Belarusian Painter.

Chaim Soutine was a French painter who was most famous for his paintings of still lifes, landscapes, and portraits.

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Among painters, Chaim Soutine ranks 193 out of 1,428Before him are Zeuxis, Édouard-Henri Avril, John William Waterhouse, Lawrence Alma-Tadema, George Grosz, and Antoine-Jean Gros. After him are Petrus Christus, Jean Dubuffet, Pisanello, Jacopo Bellini, Luca Giordano, and Jeanne Hébuterne.

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Among people born in 1893, Chaim Soutine ranks 19Before him are Karl Mannheim, Soong Ching-ling, Harold Lloyd, Roland Freisler, Lazar Kaganovich, and George Grosz. After him are Harold Urey, Albert Szent-Györgyi, Andrés Segovia, Hattie McDaniel, Omar Bradley, and Damdin Sükhbaatar. Among people deceased in 1943, Chaim Soutine ranks 18Before him are Theodor Eicke, Beatrix Potter, Sophie Scholl, Yakov Dzhugashvili, Henri La Fontaine, and Alexandre Yersin. After him are Luz Long, Alexandre Millerand, Max Wertheimer, Władysław Sikorski, Gustav Vigeland, and Maurice Denis.

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In Belarus

Among people born in Belarus, Chaim Soutine ranks 13 out of 274Before him are Chaim Weizmann (1874), Tadeusz Kościuszko (1746), Andrei Gromyko (1909), Stanisław August Poniatowski (1732), Yitzhak Shamir (1915), and Simon Kuznets (1901). After him are Meyer Lansky (1902), Ryszard Kapuściński (1932), Yanka Kupala (1882), Sviatopolk I of Kiev (978), Hacı I Giray (1397), and Petr Shelokhonov (1929).

Among PAINTERS In Belarus

Among painters born in Belarus, Chaim Soutine ranks 2Before him are Marc Chagall (1887). After him are Léon Bakst (1866) and January Suchodolski (1797).