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Georges Braque

1882 - 1963

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Georges Braque ( BRA(H)K, French: [ʒɔʁʒ bʁak]; 13 May 1882 – 31 August 1963) was a major 20th-century French painter, collagist, draughtsman, printmaker and sculptor. His most notable contributions were in his alliance with Fauvism from 1905, and the role he played in the development of Cubism. Braque's work between 1908 and 1912 is closely associated with that of his colleague Pablo Picasso. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Georges Braque has received more than 1,475,659 page views. His biography is available in 67 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 66 in 2019). Georges Braque is the 52nd most popular painter (down from 50th in 2019), the 149th most popular biography from France (down from 142nd in 2019) and the 14th most popular French Painter.

Georges Braque is most famous for his Cubist paintings.

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Among PAINTERS

Among painters, Georges Braque ranks 52 out of 2,023Before him are Paolo Veronese, Andrea del Verrocchio, J. M. W. Turner, Paul Klee, Giuseppe Arcimboldo, and Andrea Mantegna. After him are Fra Angelico, Caspar David Friedrich, Camille Pissarro, Giorgione, Artemisia Gentileschi, and Jean-François Millet.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1882, Georges Braque ranks 7Before him are Franklin D. Roosevelt, Igor Stravinsky, James Joyce, Virginia Woolf, Gustaf VI Adolf of Sweden, and Wilhelm Keitel. After him are Max Born, Sigrid Undset, Georgi Dimitrov, Emmy Noether, Abdullah I of Jordan, and Ion Antonescu. Among people deceased in 1963, Georges Braque ranks 7Before him are John F. Kennedy, Édith Piaf, Lee Harvey Oswald, Pope John XXIII, Robert Frost, and Jean Cocteau. After him are Aldous Huxley, Robert Schuman, Ngo Dinh Diem, Tristan Tzara, C. S. Lewis, and Abd el-Krim.

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In France

Among people born in France, Georges Braque ranks 149 out of 6,770Before him are Godfrey of Bouillon (1060), Joseph Bonaparte (1768), François Hollande (1954), Pope Clement V (1264), Charles Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord (1754), and Charles IX of France (1550). After him are Eugène de Beauharnais (1781), Pope John XXII (1244), Zinedine Zidane (1972), Henry II of England (1133), Petronius (27), and Évariste Galois (1811).

Among PAINTERS In France

Among painters born in France, Georges Braque ranks 14Before him are Edgar Degas (1834), Jacques-Louis David (1748), Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841), Gustave Courbet (1819), Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (1864), and Nicolas Poussin (1594). After him are Jean-François Millet (1814), Théodore Géricault (1791), Georges Seurat (1859), Henri Rousseau (1844), Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot (1796), and Gustave Doré (1832).