Willard Metcalf

1858 - 1925

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Willard Leroy Metcalf (July 1, 1858 – March 9, 1925) was an American painter born in Lowell, Massachusetts. He studied at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, and later attended Académie Julian, Paris. After early figure-painting and illustration, he became prominent as a landscape painter. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Willard Metcalf has received more than 100,997 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia. Willard Metcalf is the 1,899th most popular painter (down from 1,614th in 2019), the 8,992nd most popular biography from United States (down from 7,700th in 2019) and the 118th most popular American Painter.

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Among painters, Willard Metcalf ranks 1,899 out of 2,023Before him are Hans Eworth, Frank Weston Benson, Octav Băncilă, Jacek Yerka, Mikuláš Galanda, and R. B. Kitaj. After him are Aleksandr Petrov, Milt Kahl, Gerald Scarfe, Mikhail Clodt von Jürgensburg, Yelena Polenova, and Paul Nash.

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Among people born in 1858, Willard Metcalf ranks 132Before him are János Fadrusz, Liberty Hyde Bailey, May Robson, Maurice Prendergast, Alfred Capus, and José Leite de Vasconcelos. After him are William Stanley Jr., Tom Clarke, Edgeworth David, Mary Harrison McKee, José Luis Tamayo, and George Washington Goethals. Among people deceased in 1925, Willard Metcalf ranks 135Before him are Robert M. La Follette, Robert Wrenn, João Pinheiro Chagas, Lars Jørgen Madsen, Nikolai Golitsyn, and Wilhelmina Drucker. After him are Christy Mathewson, Amos Burn, Arvid Knöppel, Lilian Gibbs, Rudolf Schlechter, and Emilio Lunghi.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Willard Metcalf ranks 8,992 out of 20,380Before him are Cal Tjader (1925), R. B. Kitaj (1932), Stacy Valentine (1970), Dolores Fuller (1923), Skin Diamond (1987), and Andraé Crouch (1942). After him are Sheldon Leonard (1907), Douglas Trumbull (1942), Richard Neal (1949), Minka Kelly (1980), Michele Lee (1942), and Virginia Bruce (1909).

Among PAINTERS In United States

Among painters born in United States, Willard Metcalf ranks 118Before him are Charles R. Knight (1874), Arthur Dove (1880), Maxfield Parrish (1870), William Stanley Haseltine (1835), Frank Weston Benson (1862), and R. B. Kitaj (1932). After him are Milt Kahl (1909), Albert Pinkham Ryder (1847), John Henry Twachtman (1853), Stuart Davis (1892), Colin Campbell Cooper (1856), and George Caleb Bingham (1811).