Tsuguharu Foujita

1886 - 1968

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Léonard Tsuguharu Foujita (藤田 嗣治, Fujita Tsuguharu, November 27, 1886 – January 29, 1968) was a Japanese–French painter and printmaker born in Tokyo, Japan, who applied Japanese ink techniques to Western style paintings. He has been called "the most important Japanese artist working in the West during the 20th century". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tsuguharu Foujita has received more than 283,084 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Tsuguharu Foujita is the 634th most popular painter (down from 432nd in 2019), the 495th most popular biography from Japan (down from 265th in 2019) and the 10th most popular Japanese Painter.

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Among painters, Tsuguharu Foujita ranks 634 out of 1,428Before him are Jannis Kounellis, Max Pechstein, Bruce Nauman, Théophile Steinlen, Leonid Pasternak, and Apollodorus. After him are Catharina van Hemessen, Charlotte Salomon, Anna Boch, Ford Madox Brown, Jean Béraud, and Felix Nussbaum.

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Among people born in 1886, Tsuguharu Foujita ranks 67Before him are Erich Fellgiebel, Edward Weston, Nikolay Gumilyov, Georg Stumme, Edward Bach, and Amédée Ozenfant. After him are Victor McLaglen, Walter H. Schottky, Rudolf Schmidt, Yehuda Ashlag, Ali Sami Yen, and Chester Barnard. Among people deceased in 1968, Tsuguharu Foujita ranks 59Before him are Thomas Merton, Louis, Prince of Hesse and by Rhine, Hyacinth Graf Strachwitz, Duke Kahanamoku, Hermann-Bernhard Ramcke, and Franz Pfeffer von Salomon. After him are Jo Schlesser, Hitoshi Imamura, Fedor Tokarev, Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco, Princess Marina of Greece and Denmark, and R. Norris Williams.

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In Japan

Among people born in Japan, Tsuguharu Foujita ranks 495 out of 5,560Before him are Ii Naomasa (1561), Hirokazu Kanazawa (1931), Sachi Kagawa (null), Hosokawa Gracia (1563), Shizuo Miyama (null), and Kon Ichikawa (1915). After him are Shintaro Ishihara (1932), Mikio Naruse (1905), Takeo Kurita (1889), Isao Tomita (1932), Emperor Chōkei (1343), and Emperor Kazan (967).

Among PAINTERS In Japan

Among painters born in Japan, Tsuguharu Foujita ranks 10Before him are Suzuki Harunobu (1725), Sesshū Tōyō (1420), Yoshitoshi (1839), Hishikawa Moronobu (1618), Kunisada (1786), and Masaaki Hatsumi (1931). After him are Takashi Murakami (1962), Ogata Kōrin (1658), Torii Kiyonaga (1752), Hasegawa Tōhaku (1539), Kanō Eitoku (1543), and Kanō Motonobu (1476).