Leonora Carrington

1917 - 2011

Leonora Carrington

Leonora Carrington OBE (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 622,775 page views. Her biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 417th most popular painter.

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Among painters, Leonora Carrington ranks 416 out of 1,258Before her are Anton Mauve, Hans Burgkmair, Domenico di Pace Beccafumi, Shitao, Albert Edelfelt, and Matthäus Merian. After her are Carlo Levi, Paul Sérusier, Qi Baishi, Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux, Gu Kaizhi, and Cima da Conegliano.

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Among people born in 1917, Leonora Carrington ranks 58Before her are Louis Zamperini, Barry Nelson, Jane Wyman, Manolete, Buddy Rich, and Maurice Duverger. After her are Hirokazu Ninomiya, Robert Bloch, Alparslan Türkeş, Susan Hayward, Juan Rulfo, and Stéphane Hessel. Among people deceased in 2011, Leonora Carrington ranks 60Before her are Aristides Pereira, Michael Cacoyannis, Betty Ford, Har Gobind Khorana, Jane Russell, and Cliff Robertson. After her are Itamar Franco, Walter Bonatti, Madame Nhu, William Lipscomb, Cy Twombly, and Maria Schneider.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Leonora Carrington ranks 876 out of 5,347Before her are Thomas Seymour, 1st Baron Seymour of Sudeley (1508), James Black (1924), Charles Lightoller (1874), Jeremy Clarkson (1960), Frederick Fleet (1887), and Dirk Bogarde (1921). After her are Lobsang Rampa (1910), Rex Harrison (1908), Stephen Frears (1941), Damon Hill (1960), George Vancouver (1757), and Shirley Bassey (1937).

Among PAINTERS In United Kingdom

Among painters born in United Kingdom, Leonora Carrington ranks 9Before her are William Hogarth (1697), John Everett Millais (1829), Joshua Reynolds (1723), Thomas Gainsborough (1727), William Holman Hunt (1827), and Richard Hamilton (1922). After her are Joseph Wright of Derby (1734), John Tenniel (1820), Frederic Leighton (1830), Edmund Leighton (1852), Thomas Lawrence (1769), and Louis Wain (1860).