Winslow Homer

1836 - 1910

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Winslow Homer (February 24, 1836 – September 29, 1910) was an American landscape painter and printmaker, best known for his marine subjects. He is considered one of the foremost painters in 19th-century America and a preeminent figure in American art. Largely self-taught, Homer began his career working as a commercial illustrator. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Winslow Homer has received more than 882,905 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 33 in 2019). Winslow Homer is the 883rd most popular painter (up from 946th in 2019), the 3,019th most popular biography from United States (up from 3,152nd in 2019) and the 35th most popular American Painter.

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Among painters, Winslow Homer ranks 883 out of 1,428Before him are François-Xavier Fabre, Charles-Joseph Natoire, Zurab Tsereteli, Kuzma Petrov-Vodkin, Francesco Furini, and Ignacio Zuloaga. After him are Orest Kiprensky, Adriaen van Utrecht, Hans von Kulmbach, Anthon van Rappard, Antonio Ciseri, and Marcel Broodthaers.

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Among people born in 1836, Winslow Homer ranks 37Before him are Georges Leclanché, Jan Gotlib Bloch, Antônio Carlos Gomes, Nikolay Dobrolyubov, Princess Anna of Saxony, and Princess Therese of Saxe-Altenburg. After him are Cato Maximilian Guldberg, Alphonse-Marie-Adolphe de Neuville, Matsudaira Katamori, Andrés Avelino Cáceres, Máximo Gómez, and Elizabeth Garrett Anderson. Among people deceased in 1910, Winslow Homer ranks 46Before him are Osman Hamdi Bey, Auguste Charlois, Boutros Ghali, Maria Konopnicka, Eliza Orzeszkowa, and Alexander Mikhaylovich Zaytsev. After him are Mary Baker Eddy, Jorge Chávez, Princess Marie of the Netherlands, Friedrich Kohlrausch, Kálmán Mikszáth, and George Turner.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Winslow Homer ranks 3,019 out of 15,968Before him are Archie Moore (1916), Joan Bennett (1910), Howard Zinn (1922), Leon Russom (1941), Thomas A. Hendricks (1819), and Clifton James (1920). After him are Mos Def (1973), Leslie Lamport (1941), Elmore James (1918), Michael H. Hart (1932), Jean Peters (1926), and David Crosby (1941).

Among PAINTERS In United States

Among painters born in United States, Winslow Homer ranks 35Before him are Cindy Sherman (1954), Will Sampson (1933), Benjamin West (1738), George Segal (1924), James Rosenquist (1933), and Evel Knievel (1938). After him are Sam Francis (1923), Grandma Moses (1860), Richard Anuszkiewicz (1930), Barbara Kruger (1945), Gutzon Borglum (1867), and Henry Hill (1943).