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Tamara de Lempicka

1898 - 1980

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Tamara Łempicka (born Tamara Rosalia Gurwik-Górska; 16 May 1898 – 18 March 1980), better known as Tamara de Lempicka, was a Polish painter who spent her working life in France and the United States. She is best known for her polished Art Deco portraits of aristocrats and the wealthy, and for her highly stylized paintings of nudes. Born in Warsaw, Lempicka briefly moved to Saint Petersburg where she married Tadeusz Łempicki, a prominent Polish lawyer, then travelled to Paris. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tamara de Lempicka has received more than 1,569,341 page views. Her biography is available in 48 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 45 in 2019). Tamara de Lempicka is the 107th most popular painter (up from 117th in 2019), the 45th most popular biography from Poland (up from 52nd in 2019) and the most popular Polish Painter.

Tamara de Lempicka was an early 20th century Polish-born French painter. She is most famous for her paintings of fashionable women.

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Among painters, Tamara de Lempicka ranks 107 out of 1,421Before her are Hans Memling, Oskar Kokoschka, Georges de La Tour, Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, Guido Reni, and Yayoi Kusama. After her are Ivan Aivazovsky, Simone Martini, Antonio da Correggio, Giorgio de Chirico, Bronzino, and Annibale Carracci.

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Among people born in 1898, Tamara de Lempicka ranks 17Before her are George Gershwin, Umm Kulthum, William James Sidis, Herbert Marcuse, Liu Shaoqi, and C. S. Lewis. After her are Trofim Lysenko, Alexander Calder, Gunnar Myrdal, Hans Krebs, Rodion Malinovsky, and Henry Moore. Among people deceased in 1980, Tamara de Lempicka ranks 16Before her are Steve McQueen, Bon Scott, Jesse Owens, Colonel Sanders, Oskar Kokoschka, and Henry Miller. After her are Joe Dassin, Marshall McLuhan, Romain Gary, Peter Sellers, Otto Frank, and Alexei Kosygin.

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In Poland

Among people born in Poland, Tamara de Lempicka ranks 45 out of 1,454Before her are Hans-Ulrich Rudel (1916), Rudolf Virchow (1821), Zbigniew Brzezinski (1928), Rudolf Clausius (1822), Sigismund II Augustus (1520), and Lech Kaczyński (1949). After her are Ernst Cassirer (1874), Christian Wolff (1679), Maria Goeppert Mayer (1906), Paul Ehrlich (1854), Wojciech Jaruzelski (1923), and Władysław III of Poland (1424).

Among PAINTERS In Poland

Among painters born in Poland, Tamara de Lempicka ranks 1After her are Zdzisław Beksiński (1929), Jan Matejko (1838), Aleksandra Ekster (1882), Moïse Kisling (1891), Hans Bellmer (1902), Otto Mueller (1874), Tadeusz Kantor (1915), Jacek Malczewski (1854), Józef Brandt (1841), Olga Boznańska (1865), and Daniel Chodowiecki (1726).