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Max Beckmann

1884 - 1950

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Max Carl Friedrich Beckmann (February 12, 1884 – December 27, 1950) was a German painter, draftsman, printmaker, sculptor, and writer. Although he is classified as an Expressionist artist, he rejected both the term and the movement. In the 1920s, he was associated with the New Objectivity (Neue Sachlichkeit), an outgrowth of Expressionism that opposed its introverted emotionalism. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Max Beckmann has received more than 502,221 page views. His biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 41 in 2019). Max Beckmann is the 287th most popular painter (down from 271st in 2019), the 751st most popular biography from Germany (down from 676th in 2019) and the 21st most popular German Painter.

Max Beckmann was a German painter, draftsman, and sculptor. He is best known for his paintings that depict the horrors of war and the social upheavals of the early 20th century.

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Among painters, Max Beckmann ranks 287 out of 1,421Before him are Salvator Rosa, Carlo Carrà, Angela Hitler, Antoni Tàpies, Gerrit Dou, and Francesco Melzi. After him are John Singer Sargent, Baldassare Peruzzi, Adriaen van Ostade, Anselm Kiefer, Paul Delvaux, and Louis Wain.

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Among people born in 1884, Max Beckmann ranks 31Before him are Rajendra Prasad, Vincent Auriol, Rudolf Bultmann, Yitzhak Ben-Zvi, Emil Jannings, and Casimir Funk. After him are Carl Friedrich Goerdeler, Prince Wilhelm, Duke of Södermanland, Panait Istrati, Otto Rank, Mammad Amin Rasulzadeh, and Charles Edward, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha. Among people deceased in 1950, Max Beckmann ranks 26Before him are Ramana Maharshi, Sri Aurobindo, Norman Haworth, Emil Jannings, George Minot, and Cesare Pavese. After him are John Rabe, Kuniaki Koiso, Roman Shukhevych, Karl Seitz, Dinu Lipatti, and Petre Dumitrescu.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Max Beckmann ranks 751 out of 6,142Before him are Wolfgang Paul (1913), Ernest, Elector of Saxony (1441), Franz Ziereis (1905), Princess Maria Josepha of Saxony (1867), Frank Farian (1941), and Heinrich Lübke (1894). After him are Anna Leopoldovna (1718), Elisabeth Christine of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel-Bevern (1715), Walther Wenck (1900), Paul Blobel (1894), Charles William Ferdinand, Duke of Brunswick (1735), and Ernst Chain (1906).

Among PAINTERS In Germany

Among painters born in Germany, Max Beckmann ranks 21Before him are Hans Baldung (1484), George Grosz (1893), Franz Stuck (1863), Hans von Aachen (1552), August Macke (1887), and Franz Xaver Winterhalter (1805). After him are Anselm Kiefer (1945), Philipp Otto Runge (1777), Hendrik Goltzius (1558), Carl Spitzweg (1808), Oskar Schlemmer (1888), and Max Liebermann (1847).