Leonora Carrington

1917 - 2011

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Mary Leonora Carrington (6 April 1917 – 25 May 2011) was a British-born Mexican artist, surrealist painter, and novelist. She lived most of her adult life in Mexico City and was one of the last surviving participants in the surrealist movement of the 1930s. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Leonora Carrington has received more than 923,820 page views. Her biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Leonora Carrington is the 366th most popular painter (up from 415th in 2019), the 820th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 875th in 2019) and the 10th most popular British Painter.

Leonora Carrington is most famous for her surrealist paintings.

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Among painters, Leonora Carrington ranks 366 out of 1,428Before her are Ludovico Carracci, Baldassare Peruzzi, Lucio Fontana, Paula Modersohn-Becker, Erich Heckel, and Paul Sérusier. After her are Joseph Kosuth, Francesco Albani, Max Klinger, Cosimo Tura, François Clouet, and Lovis Corinth.

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Among people born in 1917, Leonora Carrington ranks 52Before her are Maurice Duverger, Dinu Lipatti, Susan Hayward, Hirokazu Ninomiya, Vera Lynn, and Leonid Hurwicz. After her are Masahiko Kimura, John Kendrew, Barry Nelson, Andrew Huxley, David McClelland, and John Fenn. Among people deceased in 2011, Leonora Carrington ranks 49Before her are Zdeněk Miler, Sultan bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Richard Winters, Ernesto Sabato, Ralph M. Steinman, and Baruj Benacerraf. After her are Dev Anand, Michael Gough, Jane Russell, Ante Marković, Har Gobind Khorana, and Tom Gehrels.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Leonora Carrington ranks 820 out of 6,924Before her are Matt Busby (1909), Mary Anning (1799), Edward Kelley (1555), Benedict Cumberbatch (1976), Robert FitzRoy (1805), and Archibald Hill (1886). After her are William Bateson (1861), Brian Eno (1948), Edgar F. Codd (1923), Chris Norman (1950), Emily Davison (1872), and Edgar Adrian (1889).

Among PAINTERS In United Kingdom

Among painters born in United Kingdom, Leonora Carrington ranks 10Before her are John Everett Millais (1829), Joshua Reynolds (1723), William Hogarth (1697), Richard Hamilton (1922), William Holman Hunt (1827), and Joseph Wright of Derby (1734). After her are Frederic Leighton (1830), John Tenniel (1820), Edmund Leighton (1852), Thomas Lawrence (1769), John Martin (1789), and David Roberts (1796).