Paul Nash

1889 - 1946

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Paul Nash (11 May 1889 – 11 July 1946) was a British surrealist painter and war artist, as well as a photographer, writer and designer of applied art. Nash was among the most important landscape artists of the first half of the twentieth century. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Paul Nash has received more than 22,085 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Paul Nash is the 1,905th most popular painter (down from 1,600th in 2019), the 4,622nd most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 3,870th in 2019) and the 107th most popular British Painter.

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Among painters, Paul Nash ranks 1,905 out of 2,023Before him are Willard Metcalf, Aleksandr Petrov, Milt Kahl, Gerald Scarfe, Mikhail Clodt von Jürgensburg, and Yelena Polenova. After him are Maksymilian Gierymski, Albert Pinkham Ryder, James Thornhill, William Kentridge, Maja Berezowska, and Thalia Flora-Karavia.

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Among people born in 1889, Paul Nash ranks 269Before him are Claude McKay, Louis Ségura, Harry Clarke, Minta Durfee, Irene Steer, and Joseph Ruttenberg. After him are Otakar Vindyš, Herbert Hübner, Alfred E. Green, Nagamichi Kuroda, Elsie Janis, and Vasily Struve. Among people deceased in 1946, Paul Nash ranks 211Before him are Mamie Smith, Edwin Mills, Vincent Youmans, Ivan Moskvin, James Cecil Parke, and Eduard Bass. After him are João Sassetti, Booth Tarkington, Lucina Hagman, Jeanie MacPherson, George Cloutier, and Harlan F. Stone.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Paul Nash ranks 4,622 out of 8,785Before him are Yvonne Blake (1940), Robert Wight (1796), Ann Jones (1938), Billy Bingham (1931), Richard Gunn (1871), and Matthew Carter (1937). After him are Allan Jay (1931), Parminder Nagra (1975), Neil Kinnock (1942), Howard Kendall (1946), Amos Burn (1848), and Guy Simonds (1903).

Among PAINTERS In United Kingdom

Among painters born in United Kingdom, Paul Nash ranks 107Before him are Randolph Caldecott (1846), Thomas Sully (1783), L. S. Lowry (1887), Barbara Bodichon (1827), Augustus John (1878), and Gerald Scarfe (1936). After him are James Thornhill (1675), Roland Penrose (1900), Luke Fildes (1843), William Beechey (1753), Tracey Emin (1963), and Jack Butler Yeats (1871).