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 298,872 page views. Her biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Dorothea Tanning is the 695th most popular painter (up from 864th in 2019), the 2,332nd most popular biography from United States (up from 2,810th in 2019) and the 28th most popular American Painter.

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Among painters, Dorothea Tanning ranks 695 out of 1,428Before her are Domenico Fetti, Hendrick ter Brugghen, Antoine Wiertz, Nicolas de Staël, Hans Gude, and Fede Galizia. After her are Wu Daozi, Giuseppe Cesari, Philipp Veit, Paolo Veneziano, Sébastien Bourdon, and Francisco Herrera the Elder.

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Among people born in 1910, Dorothea Tanning ranks 78Before her are Juan Velasco Alvarado, Kenneth E. Boulding, Chico Xavier, Miguel Hernández, Ferdinand Daučík, and Paul Bowles. After her are Nouhak Phoumsavanh, Masayoshi Ōhira, Pascoal Ranieri Mazzilli, Barthélemy Boganda, Julien Gracq, and Maurice Papon. Among people deceased in 2012, Dorothea Tanning ranks 92Before her are Alexis Weissenberg, Warda Al-Jazairia, Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller, Alfred Schmidt, Paddy Roy Bates, and Charles Durning. After her are Ulric Neisser, Manuel Fraga, Neslişah Sultan, Vidal Sassoon, Svetozar Gligorić, and Sergio Oliva.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Dorothea Tanning ranks 2,332 out of 15,968Before her are Stephen Crane (1871), Gerry Mulligan (1927), Teri Hatcher (1964), William Joyce (1906), Jessica Biel (1982), and Jeff Daniels (1955). After her are John Connally (1917), Lea Thompson (1961), James Franco (1978), Martha Scott (1912), Howard Martin Temin (1934), and Dee Dee Ramone (1951).

Among PAINTERS In United States

Among painters born in United States, Dorothea Tanning ranks 28Before her are Andrew Wyeth (1917), Thomas Eakins (1844), Lee Krasner (1908), Carl Andre (1935), Bruce Nauman (1941), and Donald Judd (1928). After her are Cindy Sherman (1954), Will Sampson (1933), Benjamin West (1738), George Segal (1924), James Rosenquist (1933), and Evel Knievel (1938).