Georges Braque

1882 - 1963

Georges Braque

Georges Braque (; French: [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 912,974 page views. His biography is available in 62 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 53rd most popular painter.

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Among painters, Georges Braque ranks 53 out of 1,258Before him are Paul Klee, Anthony van Dyck, Caspar David Friedrich, Andrea del Verrocchio, Fra Angelico, and Egon Schiele. After him are Kazimir Malevich, Jean-François Millet, Jackson Pollock, Paolo Veronese, Camille Pissarro, and Giorgione.

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

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In France

Among people born in France, Georges Braque ranks 138 out of 4,109Before him are Pope Clement V (1264), Jacques Cartier (1491), Saint Sebastian (300), Roman Polanski (1933), Pope Urban V (1310), and Jean de La Fontaine (1621). After him are Octave Mirbeau (1848), Charles VI of France (1368), Cyrano de Bergerac (1619), Jean-François Champollion (1790), Pope Gregory XI (1370), and Jean-François Millet (1814).

Among PAINTERS In France

Among painters born in France, Georges Braque ranks 14Before him are Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres (1780), Edgar Degas (1834), Jacques-Louis David (1748), Gustave Courbet (1819), Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (1864), and Nicolas Poussin (1594). After him are Jean-François Millet (1814), Henri Rousseau (1844), Georges Seurat (1859), Théodore Géricault (1791), Alfred Sisley (1839), and Gustave Doré (1832).

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