Rob Gonsalves

1959 - 2017

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Robert "Rob" Gonsalves (July 10, 1959 – June 14, 2017) was a Canadian painter of magic realism (surrealism). He produced original works, limited edition prints and illustrations for his own books. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Rob Gonsalves has received more than 273,244 page views. Her biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia. Rob Gonsalves is the 1,917th most popular painter (down from 1,596th in 2019), the 547th most popular biography from Canada (down from 405th in 2019) and the 10th most popular Canadian Painter.

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Over the past year Rob Gonsalves has had the most page views in the with 19,551 views, followed by Russian (4,109), and French (3,160). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Persian (293.67%), Piedmontese (97.84%), and Egyptian Arabic (79.58%)


Among painters, Rob Gonsalves ranks 1,917 out of 2,023Before her are Thalia Flora-Karavia, John Henry Twachtman, Abd al-Samad, Guity Novin, Tom Thomson, and Erik Pevernagie. After her are Stuart Davis, Roland Penrose, Colin Campbell Cooper, Ksenia Milicevic, Vija Celmins, and Victor Chizhikov.

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Among people born in 1959, Rob Gonsalves ranks 392Before her are Glenn Morshower, Fredric Lehne, Zoé Valdés, Nikos Dendias, Juan Barbas, and Toshihiko Okimune. After her are Kenneth Brylle, Elizabeth Peña, Tamara Tunie, Ole Bornedal, D. H. Peligro, and Steve Rothery. Among people deceased in 2017, Rob Gonsalves ranks 483Before her are Nadezhda Olizarenko, Bano Qudsia, Don Williams, Bajram Rexhepi, Eugenio Bersellini, and Antonio Spallino. After her are Aníbal Ruiz, Joseph Nicolosi, Selena Rocky Malone, Sofía Ímber, Erin Moran, and Boris Nikolov.

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In Canada

Among people born in Canada, Rob Gonsalves ranks 547 out of 1,622Before her are Anne Heggtveit (1939), Lolita Davidovich (1961), Taylor Kitsch (1981), Howie Morenz (1902), Guy Delisle (1966), and Jack Cameron (1900). After her are Robert Lepage (1957), Barbara Parkins (1942), Robert J. Sawyer (1960), Jeanne Sauvé (1922), Kenneth Lane (1923), and Arthur Hill (1922).

Among PAINTERS In Canada

Among painters born in Canada, Rob Gonsalves ranks 10Before her are Jean-Paul Riopelle (1923), Philip Guston (1913), Agnes Martin (1912), John McCrae (1872), Maurice Prendergast (1858), and Tom Thomson (1877).