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Lyonel Feininger

1871 - 1956

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Lyonel Charles Feininger (July 17, 1871 – January 13, 1956) was a German-American painter, and a leading exponent of Expressionism. He also worked as a caricaturist and comic strip artist. He was born and grew up in New York City, traveling to Germany at 16 to study and perfect his art. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lyonel Feininger has received more than 263,910 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia. Lyonel Feininger is the 389th most popular painter (down from 336th in 2019), the 1,325th most popular biography from United States (down from 1,062nd in 2019) and the 12th most popular American Painter.

Lyonel Feininger is most famous for his paintings of New York City and Paris, as well as his work in Cubism.

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Among painters, Lyonel Feininger ranks 389 out of 1,421Before him are Adam Elsheimer, Dosso Dossi, Melozzo da Forlì, Édouard Vuillard, Eugène Atget, and William Holman Hunt. After him are Georg Baselitz, Fernand Khnopff, Frederic Leighton, Giambattista Pittoni, Jean-Marc Nattier, and Konrad Witz.

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Among people born in 1871, Lyonel Feininger ranks 33Before him are Cordell Hull, Stephen Crane, Ernst Zermelo, William Stern, Leonid Andreyev, and Walter Bradford Cannon. After him are Princess Hélène of Orléans, Willem Mengelberg, Nicolae Iorga, Christian Morgenstern, Sergei Bulgakov, and Ovide Decroly. Among people deceased in 1956, Lyonel Feininger ranks 36Before him are Alexander Dovzhenko, Elisabeth of Romania, William Boeing, Marie Laurencin, Mistinguett, and August Kubizek. After him are Yakub Kolas, Juan Negrín, Gustave Charpentier, Giovanni Papini, Jan Łukasiewicz, and Gottfried Benn.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Lyonel Feininger ranks 1,325 out of 18,182Before him are Linda McCartney (1941), Douglas McGregor (1906), Tom Morello (1964), Henry Way Kendall (1926), Kirk Hammett (1962), and Dionne Warwick (1940). After him are Mark Harmon (1951), Mike Pence (1959), Ed Asner (1929), Marilyn Manson (1969), Bette Midler (1945), and Roberts Blossom (1924).

Among PAINTERS In United States

Among painters born in United States, Lyonel Feininger ranks 12Before him are Margaret Keane (1927), Norman Rockwell (1894), James Abbott McNeill Whistler (1834), Robert Rauschenberg (1925), Joseph Kosuth (1945), and Grandma Moses (1860). After him are Bob Ross (1942), Frederic Edwin Church (1826), Grant Wood (1891), Bruce Nauman (1941), Cy Twombly (1928), and Frank Stella (1936).