Pierre Soulages

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Pierre Soulages (French: [sulaʒ]; born 24 December 1919) is a French painter, engraver, and sculptor. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pierre Soulages has received more than 237,266 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Pierre Soulages is the 775th most popular painter (up from 855th in 2019), the 2,213th most popular biography from France (up from 2,341st in 2019) and the 136th most popular French Painter.

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Among painters, Pierre Soulages ranks 775 out of 1,428Before him are Adolphe Monticelli, Emanuel de Witte, Jacques Villon, Josefa de Óbidos, Peter Snayers, and Per Kirkeby. After him are Euphranor, Leonaert Bramer, Paula Rego, Ferrer Bassa, Friedrich Wilhelm Schadow, and Paul Renner.

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Among people born in 1919, Pierre Soulages ranks 96Before him are Silva Kaputikyan, Marina Ginestà, Uta Hagen, Raymond Smullyan, Edoardo Mangiarotti, and Mitja Ribičič. After him are Ginette Neveu, Hau Pei-tsun, Janko Bobetko, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Morteza Motahhari, and Isaac Boleslavsky.

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In France

Among people born in France, Pierre Soulages ranks 2,213 out of 5,234Before him are Margaret of Burgundy, Duchess of Bavaria (1374), Marie-Pierre Kœnig (1898), Michel-Gabriel Paccard (1757), Magnus Felix Ennodius (473), Jean Astruc (1684), and Lucien Muller (1934). After him are Jacques Cœur (1395), Henri Grégoire (1750), Guillaume Dubois (1656), René Louiche Desfontaines (1750), Jean Lafitte (1776), and Pierre Alexis Ponson du Terrail (1829).

Among PAINTERS In France

Among painters born in France, Pierre Soulages ranks 136Before him are Gustave Boulanger (1824), Louis-Léopold Boilly (1761), Jean-Baptiste Oudry (1686), Eugène Fromentin (1820), Adolphe Monticelli (1824), and Jacques Villon (1875). After him are Carolus-Duran (1837), Marie Bracquemond (1840), Roman Opałka (1931), André Beauneveu (1330), Jean Metzinger (1883), and Marie-Guillemine Benoist (1768).