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Chaim Soutine

1893 - 1943

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Chaïm Soutine (Russian: Хаим Соломонович Сутин, Khaïm Solomonovitch Sutin; Yiddish: חײם סוטין, Ḥaïm Soutin; 13 January 1893 – 9 August 1943) was a French painter of Belarusian-Jewish origin 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 than 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 319,977 page views. His biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 37 in 2019). Chaim Soutine is the 240th most popular painter (down from 193rd in 2019), the 15th most popular biography from Belarus (down from 13th 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 240 out of 1,421Before him are Georges Rouault, Lucas van Leyden, František Kupka, Peder Severin Krøyer, Franz Stuck, and Pietro Lorenzetti. After him are Gerard David, Hans von Aachen, Willem de Kooning, Jean-Baptiste Greuze, Hilma af Klint, and Sebastiano del Piombo.

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Among people born in 1893, Chaim Soutine ranks 27Before him are Paramahansa Yogananda, Andrés Segovia, Palmiro Togliatti, Edward Adelbert Doisy, Harold Urey, and Omar Bradley. After him are Fritz Perls, Juana Bormann, Lillian Gish, Leslie Howard, Mae West, and Jomo Kenyatta. Among people deceased in 1943, Chaim Soutine ranks 20Before him are Henri La Fontaine, Beatrix Potter, Nikolai Vavilov, Alexandre Millerand, Max Wertheimer, and Władysław Sikorski. After him are Alexandre Yersin, Jean Moulin, Julius Fučík, Leslie Howard, Luz Long, and Lydia Litvyak.

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In Belarus

Among people born in Belarus, Chaim Soutine ranks 15 out of 330Before him are Andrei Gromyko (1909), Chaim Weizmann (1874), Simon Kuznets (1901), Yitzhak Shamir (1915), Meyer Lansky (1902), and Sviatopolk I of Kiev (978). After him are Ryszard Kapuściński (1932), Hacı I Giray (1397), Yanka Kupala (1882), Mstislav I of Kiev (1076), Ossip Zadkine (1888), and Pavel Sukhoi (1895).

Among PAINTERS In Belarus

Among painters born in Belarus, Chaim Soutine ranks 2Before him are Marc Chagall (1887). After him are Léon Bakst (1866), Władysław Strzemiński (1893), January Suchodolski (1797), Kazimierz Alchimowicz (1840), and Maja Berezowska (1893).