Paula Rego

1935 - Today

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Dame Maria Paula Figueiroa Rego (born 26 January 1935) is a Portuguese-born visual artist who is particularly known for her paintings and prints based on storybooks. Rego’s style has evolved from abstract towards representational, and she has favoured pastels over oils for much of her career. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Paula Rego has received more than 276,028 page views. Her biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Paula Rego is the 778th most popular painter (up from 898th in 2019), the 161st most popular biography from Portugal (up from 177th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Portuguese Painter.

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  • 21

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Among painters, Paula Rego ranks 778 out of 1,428Before her are Josefa de Óbidos, Peter Snayers, Per Kirkeby, Pierre Soulages, Euphranor, and Leonaert Bramer. After her are Ferrer Bassa, Friedrich Wilhelm Schadow, Paul Renner, Jost Amman, Ambrosius Holbein, and Vasily Polenov.

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Among people born in 1935, Paula Rego ranks 126Before her are Lyudmila Chernykh, Diane Ladd, Hans Tilkowski, Agne Simonsson, Khalil al-Wazir, and Giovanni Lajolo. After her are Geoffrey Lewis, Peter Boyle, John Phillips, Nikos Sampson, Charles Grodin, and Serge Klarsfeld.

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In Portugal

Among people born in Portugal, Paula Rego ranks 161 out of 479Before her are Nuno Gonçalves (1500), Francisco Lázaro (1891), Pedro Damiano (1480), Félix Mourinho (1938), Joanna, Princess of Portugal (1452), and José, Prince of Brazil (1761). After her are Eduardo Souto de Moura (1952), Urraca of Portugal (1150), Francisco Craveiro Lopes (1894), José Mendes Cabeçadas (1883), António de Abreu (1480), and Luís Fróis (1532).

Among PAINTERS In Portugal

Among painters born in Portugal, Paula Rego ranks 3Before her are Maria Helena Vieira da Silva (1908) and Nuno Gonçalves (1500). After her are Amadeo de Souza Cardoso (1887), Nadir Afonso (1920), and José Malhoa (1855).