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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 important contributions to the history of art 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 987,636 page views. His biography is available in 67 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 62 in 2019). Georges Braque is the 52nd most popular painter (up from 53rd in 2019), the 123rd most popular biography from France (up from 137th 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 1,428Before him are Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, Caspar David Friedrich, Paul Klee, Egon Schiele, Kazimir Malevich, and Andrea del Verrocchio. After him are Camille Pissarro, Fra Angelico, Anthony van Dyck, Jean-François Millet, Jackson Pollock, and Paolo Veronese.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1882, Georges Braque ranks 6Before him are Franklin D. Roosevelt, Igor Stravinsky, Virginia Woolf, James Joyce, and Wilhelm Keitel. After him are Gustaf VI Adolf of Sweden, Sigrid Undset, Georgi Dimitrov, Ion Antonescu, Günther von Kluge, and Edward Hopper. Among people deceased in 1963, Georges Braque ranks 5Before him are John F. Kennedy, Édith Piaf, Pope John XXIII, and Robert Frost. After him are Jean Cocteau, Aldous Huxley, Lee Harvey Oswald, Robert Schuman, Tristan Tzara, C. S. Lewis, and Ngo Dinh Diem.

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In France

Among people born in France, Georges Braque ranks 123 out of 5,234Before him are Madame de Pompadour (1721), Jacques Lacan (1901), Philippe Pétain (1856), Anatole France (1844), Louis XVII of France (1785), and Alexandre Dumas fils (1824). After him are Pope Clement V (1264), Pierre Bourdieu (1930), Jean le Rond d'Alembert (1717), Jean Cocteau (1889), Jean de La Fontaine (1621), and Philippe I, Duke of Orléans (1640).

Among PAINTERS In France

Among painters born in France, Georges Braque ranks 14Before him are Edgar Degas (1834), Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres (1780), Jacques-Louis David (1748), Gustave Courbet (1819), Nicolas Poussin (1594), and Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (1864). After him are Jean-François Millet (1814), Théodore Géricault (1791), Georges Seurat (1859), Jean-Antoine Watteau (1684), Honoré Daumier (1808), and Gustave Doré (1832).