Stuart Davis

1892 - 1964

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Edward Stuart Davis (December 7, 1892 – June 24, 1964) was an early American modernist painter. He was well known for his jazz-influenced, proto-pop art paintings of the 1940s and 1950s, bold, brash, and colorful, as well as his Ashcan School pictures in the early years of the 20th century. With the belief that his work could influence the sociopolitical environment of America, Davis' political message was apparent in all of his pieces from the most abstract to the clearest. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Stuart Davis has received more than 15,282 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Stuart Davis is the 1,918th most popular painter (down from 1,630th in 2019), the 9,573rd most popular biography from United States (down from 8,313th in 2019) and the 122nd most popular American Painter.

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Over the past year Stuart Davis has had the most page views in the with 1,463 views, followed by French (1,274), and German (1,195). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Ido (125.32%), Belarusian (82.01%), and Basque (74.90%)


Among painters, Stuart Davis ranks 1,918 out of 2,023Before him are John Henry Twachtman, Abd al-Samad, Guity Novin, Tom Thomson, Erik Pevernagie, and Rob Gonsalves. After him are Roland Penrose, Colin Campbell Cooper, Ksenia Milicevic, Vija Celmins, Victor Chizhikov, and George Caleb Bingham.

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Among people born in 1892, Stuart Davis ranks 270Before him are Archibald MacLeish, David Garnett, Elizabeth Ryan, Frithjof Sælen, Jean de Bie, and Muhammad Sakizli. After him are Alfred Lunt, Claire Windsor, Keith Park, Kazimiera Iłłakowiczówna, Otto Fahr, and Walter Hagen. Among people deceased in 1964, Stuart Davis ranks 187Before him are Luciano Savorini, Eugène Olivier, Jack Teagarden, Joe Gaetjens, Elizabeth Gurley Flynn, and C. J. Hambro. After him are Nuriye Ulviye Mevlan Civelek, Milton Margai, Lucky Dube, Diana Wynyard, Nella Larsen, and Anna J. Cooper.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Stuart Davis ranks 9,573 out of 20,380Before him are Lorenzo Snow (1814), Christian Laettner (1969), Nancy Travis (1961), Irving Pichel (1891), Terry Zwigoff (1949), and Thomas C. Hart (1877). After him are Carmen Zapata (1927), Mildred Cohn (1913), Virginia Fox (1902), John Russell (1921), Frank Shields (1909), and Spud Webb (1963).

Among PAINTERS In United States

Among painters born in United States, Stuart Davis ranks 122Before him are Frank Weston Benson (1862), R. B. Kitaj (1932), Willard Metcalf (1858), Milt Kahl (1909), Albert Pinkham Ryder (1847), and John Henry Twachtman (1853). After him are Colin Campbell Cooper (1856), George Caleb Bingham (1811), Jasper Francis Cropsey (1823), J. Alden Weir (1852), Thomas Doughty (1793), and David Smith (1906).