István Sándorfi

1948 - 2007

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István Sándorfi (In France Étienne Sandorfi, 12 June 1948 in Budapest, Hungary, – 26 December 2007 in Paris, France) was a Hungarian hyperrealist painter. Istvan (known as Etienne) Sandorfi was born in Budapest in 1948 and died in 2007. His father was director of the American company, IBM, in Hungary. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of István Sándorfi has received more than 29,043 page views. His biography is available in 46 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 45 in 2019). István Sándorfi is the 579th most popular painter (up from 600th in 2019), the 158th most popular biography from Hungary (down from 157th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Hungarian Painter.

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Among painters, István Sándorfi ranks 579 out of 1,428Before him are Giovanni Lanfranco, Giuseppe Crespi, Francisco Pacheco, Roberto Ferruzzi, Hans Bellmer, and Francesco de' Rossi. After him are Benvenuto Tisi, Johann Heinrich Wilhelm Tischbein, Cornelis van Haarlem, Ferdinand Georg Waldmüller, Juan Sánchez Cotán, and Thomas Eakins.

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Among people born in 1948, István Sándorfi ranks 87Before him are Charles Simonyi, Nicolae Timofti, Billy Crystal, Bill Ward, Salvador Puig Antich, and Theo Jansen. After him are William Daniel Phillips, Charles Taylor, Ichirou Mizuki, Jesper Christensen, Jonathan Hyde, and Jaap de Hoop Scheffer. Among people deceased in 2007, István Sándorfi ranks 73Before him are Ashraf Marwan, Taha Yassin Ramadan, Lothar-Günther Buchheim, Yvonne De Carlo, Gordon Scott, and Anna Nicole Smith. After him are Robert Adler, Sri Chinmoy, Ousmane Sembène, Arawa Kimura, Kiichi Miyazawa, and Petar Stambolić.

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In Hungary

Among people born in Hungary, István Sándorfi ranks 158 out of 696Before him are Karl Goldmark (1830), Éva Székely (1927), Valamir (420), Gyula Zsengellér (1915), Géza Lakatos (1890), and Hans Richter (1843). After him are Yolanda of Poland (1235), George Szell (1897), Béla Tarr (1955), Ingenuus (200), Hannah Szenes (1921), and Michu Meszaros (1939).

Among PAINTERS In Hungary

Among painters born in Hungary, István Sándorfi ranks 2Before him are Mihály Zichy (1827). After him are Mihály Munkácsy (1844), Amrita Sher-Gil (1913), Gyula Benczúr (1844), Philip de László (1869), József Rippl-Rónai (1861), Vilmos Aba-Novák (1894), and Igor Grabar (1871).