Sam Francis

1923 - 1994

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Samuel Lewis Francis (June 25, 1923 – November 4, 1994) was an American painter and printmaker. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sam Francis has received more than 157,587 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia. Sam Francis is the 894th most popular painter (down from 890th in 2019), the 3,064th most popular biography from United States (down from 2,911th in 2019) and the 36th most popular American Painter.

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Among painters, Sam Francis ranks 894 out of 1,428Before him are Antonio Ciseri, Marcel Broodthaers, Marie Krøyer, Adolf Wölfli, Vanessa Bell, and Kurt Westergaard. After him are Cornelis van Poelenburgh, Jean-Baptiste van Loo, Joseph Ducreux, Jan Porcellis, Nicolas-Jacques Conté, and Cornelis Engebrechtsz..

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Among people born in 1923, Sam Francis ranks 138Before him are Wally Schirra, Antonio Quarracino, Arthur Hiller, Seijun Suzuki, Andrés Rodríguez, and Cesare Siepi. After him are Evelyn McHale, Marc Riboud, Igor Shafarevich, Hans Riegel, Michael V. Gazzo, and Václav Ježek. Among people deceased in 1994, Sam Francis ranks 115Before him are Massimo Troisi, Enrique Líster, Kevin Carter, Stanisław Maczek, Antoine Pinay, and Baruch Goldstein. After him are Vazgen I, Haim Bar-Lev, Moana Pozzi, Alexander Shelepin, Heinz Rühmann, and Dean Rusk.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Sam Francis ranks 3,064 out of 15,968Before him are William A. Wheeler (1819), Jennifer Coolidge (1961), Douglas Hofstadter (1945), Budd Schulberg (1914), Frank Wilczek (1951), and Matt Cameron (1962). After him are Lorraine Bracco (1954), Richard Lester (1932), Dan Gurney (1931), Don Henley (1947), Jerry Sloan (1942), and Lana Del Rey (1985).

Among PAINTERS In United States

Among painters born in United States, Sam Francis ranks 36Before him are Will Sampson (1933), Benjamin West (1738), George Segal (1924), James Rosenquist (1933), Evel Knievel (1938), and Winslow Homer (1836). After him are Grandma Moses (1860), Richard Anuszkiewicz (1930), Barbara Kruger (1945), Gutzon Borglum (1867), Henry Hill (1943), and Joseph Cornell (1903).