Paul Gauguin

1848 - 1903

Paul Gauguin

Eugène Henri Paul Gauguin (UK: , US: ; French: [ø.ʒɛn ɑ̃.ʁi pɔl ɡo.ɡɛ̃]; 7 June 1848 – 8 May 1903) was a French Post-Impressionist artist. Unappreciated until after his death, Gauguin is now recognized for his experimental use of color and Synthetist style that were distinct from Impressionism. Toward the end of his life, he spent ten years in French Polynesia. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Paul Gauguin has received more than 3,391,742 page views. His biography is available in 102 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 16th most popular painter.

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Among painters, Paul Gauguin ranks 16 out of 1,258Before him are Claude Monet, Caravaggio, Francisco Goya, Edvard Munch, Johannes Vermeer, and Sandro Botticelli. After him are Diego Velázquez, Paul Cézanne, Henri Matisse, Titian, Gustav Klimt, and Donatello.

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Among people born in 1848, Paul Gauguin ranks 1After him are Octave Mirbeau, Vilfredo Pareto, Gottlob Frege, Otto Lilienthal, Joris-Karl Huysmans, Otto of Bavaria, Gustave Caillebotte, Helmuth von Moltke the Younger, Johann Palisa, Arthur Balfour, and Tōgō Heihachirō. Among people deceased in 1903, Paul Gauguin ranks 1After him are Pope Leo XIII, Herbert Spencer, Theodor Mommsen, Camille Pissarro, Alois Hitler, Robert Gascoyne-Cecil, 3rd Marquess of Salisbury, Sir George Stokes, 1st Baronet, Alexander I of Serbia, Otto Weininger, Josiah Willard Gibbs, and Hugo Wolf.

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In France

Among people born in France, Paul Gauguin ranks 19 out of 4,109Before him are Jean-Paul Sartre (1905), Montesquieu (1689), Louis XVI of France (1754), Honoré de Balzac (1799), Antoine de Saint-Exupéry (1900), and Charles de Gaulle (1890). After him are John Calvin (1509), Alexandre Dumas (1802), Paul Cézanne (1839), Giuseppe Garibaldi (1807), Henri Matisse (1869), and Coco Chanel (1883).

Among PAINTERS In France

Among painters born in France, Paul Gauguin ranks 2Before him are Claude Monet (1840). After him are Paul Cézanne (1839), Henri Matisse (1869), Édouard Manet (1832), Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841), Eugène Delacroix (1798), Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres (1780), Edgar Degas (1834), Jacques-Louis David (1748), Gustave Courbet (1819), and Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (1864).

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