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 219,878 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 33 in 2019). Lyonel Feininger is the 337th most popular painter (down from 335th in 2019), the 1,063rd most popular biography from United States (down from 1,031st in 2019) and the 10th 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 337 out of 1,428Before him are Vilhelm Hammershøi, Angela Hitler, Meindert Hobbema, Pieter Coecke van Aelst, Pietro Cavallini, and James Abbott McNeill Whistler. After him are Johann Friedrich Overbeck, Thomas Couture, Joseph Wright of Derby, Konrad Witz, Bartholomeus Spranger, and Bernardino Luini.

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Among people born in 1871, Lyonel Feininger ranks 24Before him are František Kupka, Georges Rouault, Giacomo Balla, Lesya Ukrainka, Émile Borel, and Grand Duke George Alexandrovich of Russia. After him are Maurice Garin, Ernst Zermelo, Alexander von Zemlinsky, Stjepan Radić, William Stern, and Cordell Hull. Among people deceased in 1956, Lyonel Feininger ranks 30Before him are Wilhelm Miklas, H. L. Mencken, Anastasio Somoza García, Alexander Dovzhenko, August Kubizek, and Hiram Bingham III. After him are Elisabeth of Romania, Daniel Swarovski, Joseph Wirth, Bolesław Bierut, Gottfried Benn, and Marie Laurencin.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Lyonel Feininger ranks 1,063 out of 15,968Before him are George Akerlof (1940), Allen Dulles (1893), John Young (1930), James Abbott McNeill Whistler (1834), Winona Ryder (1971), and Gerald Edelman (1929). After him are Danny Aiello (1933), R. Lee Ermey (1944), Liliʻuokalani (1838), Adam West (1928), John Denver (1943), and Yonatan Netanyahu (1946).

Among PAINTERS In United States

Among painters born in United States, Lyonel Feininger ranks 10Before him are Mary Cassatt (1844), Margaret Keane (1927), Georgia O'Keeffe (1887), Norman Rockwell (1894), Robert Rauschenberg (1925), and James Abbott McNeill Whistler (1834). After him are Joseph Kosuth (1945), Grant Wood (1891), Jasper Johns (1930), Bob Ross (1942), Sol LeWitt (1928), and Frederic Edwin Church (1826).