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Ivan Bilibin

1876 - 1942

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Ivan Yakovlevich Bilibin (Russian: Ива́н Я́ковлевич Били́бин, IPA: [ɪˈvan ˈjakəvlʲɪvʲɪt͡ɕ bʲɪˈlʲibʲɪn]; 16 August [O.S. 4 August] 1876 – 7 February 1942) was a Russian illustrator and stage designer who took part in the Mir iskusstva, contributed to the Ballets Russes, co-founded the Union of Russian Artists (Russian: Сою́з ру́сских худо́жников) and from 1937 was a member of the Artists' Union of the USSR. Ivan Bilibin gained popularity with his illustrations of Russian folk tales and Slavic folklore. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ivan Bilibin has received more than 336,462 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 35 in 2019). Ivan Bilibin is the 508th most popular painter (down from 457th in 2019), the 492nd most popular biography from Russia (down from 410th in 2019) and the 19th most popular Russian Painter.

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Among painters, Ivan Bilibin ranks 508 out of 1,421Before him are Gu Kaizhi, Michael Wolgemut, Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo, Guo Xi, Johan Jongkind, and Michael Ancher. After him are Elisabetta Sirani, Alessandro Magnasco, Bernard Buffet, Françoise Gilot, Paris Bordone, and Jan Matsys.

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Among people born in 1876, Ivan Bilibin ranks 47Before him are Ivan Cankar, Paula Modersohn-Becker, Duke Henry of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Ziya Gökalp, Arthur Moeller van den Bruck, and A. L. Kroeber. After him are August Sander, Princess Maria of Greece and Denmark, Tomáš Baťa, Anna de Noailles, Fevzi Çakmak, and Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari. Among people deceased in 1942, Ivan Bilibin ranks 54Before him are Grant Wood, Infanta Marie Anne of Portugal, Yosano Akiko, Daniil Kharms, Wilbur Scoville, and Prince Amedeo, Duke of Aosta. After him are Adam Czerniaków, Leopold Berchtold, Lauri Kristian Relander, Leopold Mandić, Dorando Pietri, and Georg Stumme.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Ivan Bilibin ranks 492 out of 3,262Before him are Pavel Milyukov (1859), Alexander Andreyevich Ivanov (1806), Mikhail of Tver (1271), Alexander Pokryshkin (1913), Yevgeny Mravinsky (1903), and Valery Gerasimov (1955). After him are Sacha Guitry (1885), Viktor Belenko (1947), Grigory Mikhaylovich Semyonov (1890), Urie Bronfenbrenner (1917), Maria Spiridonova (1884), and Ivan Maisky (1884).

Among PAINTERS In Russia

Among painters born in Russia, Ivan Bilibin ranks 19Before him are Vasily Perov (1834), Lyubov Popova (1889), Marianne von Werefkin (1860), Mikhail Vrubel (1856), Vasily Surikov (1848), and Alexander Andreyevich Ivanov (1806). After him are Boris Kustodiev (1878), Martiros Saryan (1880), Jean Béraud (1849), Nicolas de Staël (1914), Konstantin Makovsky (1839), and Konstantin Korovin (1861).