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Francis Picabia

1879 - 1953

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Francis Picabia (French: [fʁɑ̃sis pikabja]: born Francis-Marie Martinez de Picabia; 22 January 1879 – 30 November 1953) was a French avant-garde painter, poet and typographist. After experimenting with Impressionism and Pointillism, Picabia became associated with Cubism. His highly abstract planar compositions were colourful and rich in contrasts. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Francis Picabia has received more than 505,413 page views. His biography is available in 45 different languages on Wikipedia (down from 46 in 2019). Francis Picabia is the 180th most popular painter (down from 149th in 2019), the 612th most popular biography from France (down from 475th in 2019) and the 52nd most popular French Painter.

Francis Picabia was a French painter and poet who is most famous for his Cubist works.

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Among painters, Francis Picabia ranks 180 out of 1,421Before him are Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Petrus Christus, Emil Nolde, Angelica Kauffman, Agostino Carracci, and Pierre Bonnard. After him are Theo van Gogh, Nicholas Roerich, Lucas Cranach the Younger, Thomas Gainsborough, John William Waterhouse, and Margaret Keane.

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Among people born in 1879, Francis Picabia ranks 14Before him are Otto Hahn, Emiliano Zapata, Max von Laue, Owen Willans Richardson, Alma Mahler, and Symon Petliura. After him are Ottorino Respighi, Milutin Milanković, Hans Luther, Alexandrine of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Rudolf von Laban, and Ramana Maharshi. Among people deceased in 1953, Francis Picabia ranks 16Before him are Mary of Teck, Guccio Gucci, Django Reinhardt, Hans Fritzsche, Vladimir Tatlin, and Emmerich Kálmán. After him are Eugene O'Neill, Ivan Bunin, Raoul Dufy, Erich Mendelsohn, Richard Walther Darré, and Lionel Logue.

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In France

Among people born in France, Francis Picabia ranks 612 out of 6,011Before him are Pierre Boulez (1925), Marie of Anjou (1404), Albert Uderzo (1927), Isabelle Adjani (1955), Pierre Bonnard (1867), and Charles, Duke of Vendôme (1489). After him are Gérard de Nerval (1808), Albert I, Prince of Monaco (1848), France Gall (1947), Michel Legrand (1932), Peter Waldo (1140), and Bertrand du Guesclin (1320).

Among PAINTERS In France

Among painters born in France, Francis Picabia ranks 52Before him are Jean-Léon Gérôme (1824), Eugène Boudin (1824), Niki de Saint Phalle (1930), Maurice de Vlaminck (1876), Gustave Caillebotte (1848), and Pierre Bonnard (1867). After him are Suzanne Valadon (1865), Antoine-Jean Gros (1771), Jeanne Hébuterne (1898), Aristide Maillol (1861), Raoul Dufy (1877), and Charles-François Daubigny (1817).