Edward Hopper

1882 - 1967

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Edward Hopper (July 22, 1882 – May 15, 1967) was an American realist painter and printmaker. He is one of America's most renowned artists and known for his skill in capturing American life and landscapes through his art. Born in Nyack, New York, to a middle-class family, Hopper's early exposure to art was nurtured by his parents. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Edward Hopper has received more than 3,546,785 page views. His biography is available in 51 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 47 in 2019). Edward Hopper is the 166th most popular painter (down from 125th in 2019), the 446th most popular biography from United States (down from 294th in 2019) and the 4th most popular American Painter.

Edward Hopper is most famous for his paintings of lonely, isolated people in the American landscape.

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Among painters, Edward Hopper ranks 166 out of 2,023Before him are Jacob Jordaens, Gentile Bellini, Jacob van Ruisdael, Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Théodore Rousseau, and Hilma af Klint. After him are William Hogarth, Chaim Soutine, Niko Pirosmani, Gustave Caillebotte, Maurice Utrillo, and Niccolò dell'Abbate.

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Among people born in 1882, Edward Hopper ranks 29Before him are Umberto Boccioni, Prince Andrew of Greece and Denmark, Zoltán Kodály, Lili Elbe, Rodolfo Graziani, and James Franck. After him are Izz ad-Din al-Qassam, Charles Ponzi, Emmerich Kálmán, Hans Geiger, A. A. Milne, and Arthur Eddington. Among people deceased in 1967, Edward Hopper ranks 16Before him are Clement Attlee, Ilse Koch, Spencer Tracy, Zoltán Kodály, Jack Ruby, and André Maurois. After him are Jayne Mansfield, Gordon Allport, Rodion Malinovsky, Ilya Ehrenburg, Johannes Itten, and Felix Yusupov.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Edward Hopper ranks 446 out of 20,380Before him are Michael Porter (1947), Wilt Chamberlain (1936), Jack Kerouac (1922), Dennis Hopper (1936), Yehudi Menuhin (1916), and Herbert A. Simon (1916). After him are Leslie Groves (1896), Lauren Bacall (1924), Bernie Madoff (1938), O. J. Simpson (1947), George Herbert Mead (1863), and Robert Johnson (1911).

Among PAINTERS In United States

Among painters born in United States, Edward Hopper ranks 4Before him are Jackson Pollock (1912), Mary Cassatt (1844), and Man Ray (1890). After him are Georgia O'Keeffe (1887), Grant Wood (1891), Richard Serra (1939), Norman Rockwell (1894), Robert Rauschenberg (1925), Frederic Edwin Church (1826), Joseph Kosuth (1945), and James Abbott McNeill Whistler (1834).