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Dorothea Tanning

1910 - 2012

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Dorothea Margaret Tanning (25 August 1910 – 31 January 2012) was an American painter, printmaker, sculptor, writer, and poet. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Dorothea Tanning has received more than 365,001 page views. Her biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Dorothea Tanning is the 733rd most popular painter (down from 694th in 2019), the 2,513th most popular biography from United States (down from 2,331st in 2019) and the 28th most popular American Painter.

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Among painters, Dorothea Tanning ranks 733 out of 1,421Before her are Takashi Murakami, Charlotte Salomon, Julian Schnabel, Roberto Ferruzzi, Ramon Casas, and Osman Hamdi Bey. After her are Wolf Huber, Sin Yun-bok, Pedro Berruguete, Vincenzo Catena, Willem van de Velde the Younger, and Tommaso da Modena.

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Among people born in 1910, Dorothea Tanning ranks 87Before her are Louis Slotin, Masayoshi Ōhira, Julien Gracq, Maria Cebotari, Ramaswamy Venkataraman, and Kim Il. After her are Joy Adamson, Jack Hawkins, Giorgio Perlasca, Carmine Coppola, Ngapoi Ngawang Jigme, and Rudolf Lange. Among people deceased in 2012, Dorothea Tanning ranks 101Before her are Maurice André, Daniel Inouye, Nora Ephron, Alfred Schmidt, Manuel Fraga, and Charles Durning. After her are Ulric Neisser, Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller, Kaneto Shindo, Andy Williams, Angelo Dundee, and Besse Cooper.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Dorothea Tanning ranks 2,513 out of 18,182Before her are Anne Sexton (1928), Frances Arnold (1956), Jane Darwell (1879), Robert Culp (1930), Dean Cain (1966), and Thelma Ritter (1902). After her are William Le Baron Jenney (1832), James Dwight Dana (1813), Ken Mattingly (1936), Rob Schneider (1963), Aldrich Ames (1941), and Kate Millett (1934).

Among PAINTERS In United States

Among painters born in United States, Dorothea Tanning ranks 28Before her are Andrew Wyeth (1917), Donald Judd (1928), Jasper Johns (1930), Allan Kaprow (1927), Will Sampson (1933), and Julian Schnabel (1951). After her are Thomas Eakins (1844), Winslow Homer (1836), Cindy Sherman (1954), Lee Krasner (1908), Carl Andre (1935), and Gutzon Borglum (1867).