Jacob Epstein

1880 - 1959

Jacob Epstein

Sir Jacob Epstein (10 November 1880 – 21 August 1959) was an American-British sculptor who helped pioneer modern sculpture. He was born in the United States, and moved to Europe in 1902, becoming a British subject in 1911. He often produced controversial works which challenged ideas on what was appropriate subject matter for public artworks. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jacob Epstein has received more than 280,589 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 138th most popular sculptor.

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Among sculptors, Jacob Epstein ranks 138 out of 163Before him are Magda Frank, Ernst Neizvestny, Ivan Martos, Tony Cragg, Sergey Merkurov, and Eva Hesse. After him are David Černý, Ron Mueck, Marisol Escobar, Salvatore Garau, Andy Goldsworthy, and Sabiha Bengütaş.

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Among people born in 1880, Jacob Epstein ranks 117Before him are Walter Guinness, 1st Baron Moyne, Jesse L. Lasky, Ramón Pérez de Ayala, Radclyffe Hall, Harry Baur, and Jeannette Rankin. After him are Tom Mix, Vladas Mironas, Yordan Yovkov, Broncho Billy Anderson, Frederick Lane, and Giles Gilbert Scott. Among people deceased in 1959, Jacob Epstein ranks 111Before him are Ernst Fast, Maxwell Anderson, Eero Lehtonen, George Albert Smith, Ali-Akbar Dehkhoda, and William J. Donovan. After him are Boris Eikhenbaum, Edmund Gwenn, Irakli Tsereteli, Balthasar van der Pol, Carl Switzer, and Molla Mallory.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Jacob Epstein ranks 4,720 out of 12,171Before him are Norah Jones (1979), Usher (1978), Adlai Stevenson II (1900), Mel Ramos (1935), T. R. Knight (1973), and Jean Bartik (1924). After him are Helen Thomas (1920), Peter Jacobson (1965), Hoagy Carmichael (1899), Henry Paulson (1946), Timbaland (1972), and Theresa Russell (1957).

Among SCULPTORS In United States

Among sculptors born in United States, Jacob Epstein ranks 8Before him are Isamu Noguchi (1904), Robert Smithson (1938), Robert Morris (1931), Dan Flavin (1933), Dennis Oppenheim (1938), and Walter De Maria (1935). After him are Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney (1875), Dale Chihuly (1941), and Edmonia Lewis (1844).