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Maria Helena Vieira da Silva

1908 - 1992

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Maria Helena Vieira da Silva (13 June 1908 – 6 March 1992) was a Portuguese abstract painter. She was considered a leading member of the European abstract expressionism movement known as Art Informel. Her works feature complex interiors and city views using lines that explore space and perspective. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Maria Helena Vieira da Silva has received more than 80,265 page views. Her biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Maria Helena Vieira da Silva is the 739th most popular painter (down from 704th in 2019), the 151st most popular biography from Portugal (down from 145th in 2019) and the most popular Portuguese Painter.

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Among PAINTERS

Among painters, Maria Helena Vieira da Silva ranks 739 out of 1,428Before her are Jan Kupecký, Eugène Carrière, Ercole de' Roberti, Bartolomeo Manfredi, Francesco Botticini, and Eugene de Blaas. After her are Gustave Boulanger, Govert Flinck, John William Godward, Moritz von Schwind, Wilhelm Lehmbruck, and Mario Merz.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1908, Maria Helena Vieira da Silva ranks 95Before her are Alain Cuny, Aurelio Peccei, Peg Entwistle, Françoise Dolto, Vaikom Muhammad Basheer, and Nicholas Kaldor. After her are Sicco Mansholt, Lev Pontryagin, Sergei Sobolev, Michael Redgrave, Libertad Lamarque, and Michael DeBakey. Among people deceased in 1992, Maria Helena Vieira da Silva ranks 75Before her are Nathan Milstein, Abu al-Qasim al-Khoei, Alex Haley, Muhammad Asad, Gavriil Ilizarov, and Heinrich Eberbach. After her are Wang Hongwen, Stella Adler, Jean Dieudonné, Giorgio Perlasca, Isidro Lángara, and Deng Yingchao.

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In Portugal

Among people born in Portugal, Maria Helena Vieira da Silva ranks 151 out of 479Before her are Ferdinand the Holy Prince (1402), Ricardo Quaresma (1983), Gil Eanes (null), Américo Tomás (1894), Infanta Maria Anna of Portugal (1843), and Infanta Benedita of Portugal (1746). After her are Pelagio Galvani (1165), Afonso I, Duke of Braganza (1377), Constance of Portugal (1290), Nuno Gonçalves (1500), Francisco Lázaro (1891), and Pedro Damiano (1480).

Among PAINTERS In Portugal

Among painters born in Portugal, Maria Helena Vieira da Silva ranks 1After her are Nuno Gonçalves (1500), Paula Rego (1935), Amadeo de Souza Cardoso (1887), Nadir Afonso (1920), and José Malhoa (1855).