Raoul Dufy

1877 - 1953

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Raoul Dufy (French: [ʁa.ul]; 3 June 1877 – 23 March 1953) was a French Fauvist painter. He developed a colorful, decorative style that became fashionable for designs of ceramics and textile as well as decorative schemes for public buildings. He is noted for scenes of open-air social events. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Raoul Dufy has received more than 361,329 page views. His biography is available in 40 different languages on Wikipedia. Raoul Dufy is the 223rd most popular painter (down from 208th in 2019), the 733rd most popular biography from France (down from 688th in 2019) and the 59th most popular French Painter.

Raoul Dufy was a French painter who is most famous for his colorful, modernist paintings.

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Among painters, Raoul Dufy ranks 223 out of 1,428Before him are Antonio del Pollaiolo, Lucas van Leyden, Maud Lewis, Paul Delvaux, Han van Meegeren, and Pieter Claesz. After him are Il Sodoma, August Macke, Balthus, Max Liebermann, Natalia Goncharova, and Pietro Lorenzetti.

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Among people born in 1877, Raoul Dufy ranks 14Before him are Charles Glover Barkla, Edgar Cayce, Muhammad Iqbal, Francis William Aston, Joan Gamper, and Louis Renault. After him are Heinrich Otto Wieland, Kees van Dongen, Said Nursî, Kārlis Ulmanis, Arthur Cecil Pigou, and Alfred Cortot. Among people deceased in 1953, Raoul Dufy ranks 18Before him are Vladimir Tatlin, Francis Picabia, Emmerich Kálmán, Hans Fritzsche, Ivan Bunin, and Eugene O'Neill. After him are Guccio Gucci, Erich Mendelsohn, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, Hugo Sperrle, Richard Walther Darré, and Alice Prin.

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In France

Among people born in France, Raoul Dufy ranks 733 out of 5,234Before him are Guillaume de Nogaret (1260), Princess Augusta of Bavaria (1788), Georges Sorel (1847), Nicolas Fouquet (1615), Maurice Gamelin (1872), and Claude Lelouch (1937). After him are Célestin Freinet (1896), Bernart de Ventadorn (1135), Jacques de Vaucanson (1709), Jean Giraud (1938), Hugh the Great (898), and Jean-Baptiste Kléber (1753).

Among PAINTERS In France

Among painters born in France, Raoul Dufy ranks 59Before him are Jean Dubuffet (1901), Jeanne Hébuterne (1898), Suzanne Valadon (1865), Aristide Maillol (1861), Pierre Puvis de Chavannes (1824), and Charles-François Daubigny (1817). After him are Balthus (1908), Georges Rouault (1871), Martin Schongauer (1450), Hyacinthe Rigaud (1659), Jean-Baptiste Greuze (1725), and James Tissot (1836).