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Yves Tanguy

1900 - 1955

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Raymond Georges Yves Tanguy (January 5, 1900 – January 15, 1955), known as just Yves Tanguy (, French: [iv tɑ̃ɡi]), was a French surrealist painter. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Yves Tanguy has received more than 404,179 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 36 in 2019). Yves Tanguy is the 341st most popular painter (up from 380th in 2019), the 1,134th most popular biography from France (up from 1,219th in 2019) and the 76th most popular French Painter.

Yves Tanguy was a French painter who is most famous for his surrealist paintings.

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Among painters, Yves Tanguy ranks 341 out of 1,421Before him are Meindert Hobbema, Karl Bryullov, Francesco Primaticcio, Isaac Levitan, Oskar Schlemmer, and Bernardino Luini. After him are Pierre Mignard, Jean-Joseph Sanfourche, Eva Gonzalès, Federico Barocci, Maarten van Heemskerck, and Adriaen Brouwer.

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Among people born in 1900, Yves Tanguy ranks 45Before him are Walther Wenck, Maria of Yugoslavia, Knud, Hereditary Prince of Denmark, Anna Seghers, Howard H. Aiken, and Arno Breker. After him are Zelda Fitzgerald, Raphael Lemkin, Julien Green, Jean Negulesco, Theodosius Dobzhansky, and Aaron Copland. Among people deceased in 1955, Yves Tanguy ranks 35Before him are Leonid Govorov, Alfred Radcliffe-Brown, Mammad Amin Rasulzadeh, Alexander Wienerberger, Michael Chekhov, and Mihály Károlyi. After him are Garegin Nzhdeh, Rodolphe Seeldrayers, Princess Clémentine of Belgium, Alexandros Papagos, Léon Werth, and Pierre Levegh.

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In France

Among people born in France, Yves Tanguy ranks 1,134 out of 6,011Before him are Theudebert II (585), Pierre Lescot (1515), Charles Lucien Bonaparte (1803), Fromental Halévy (1799), Capucine (1928), and André Frédéric Cournand (1895). After him are Victor, Prince Napoléon (1862), Joël Robuchon (1945), André Maginot (1877), Jean-Louis Tauran (1943), Pierre Mignard (1612), and Louis-Gabriel Suchet (1770).

Among PAINTERS In France

Among painters born in France, Yves Tanguy ranks 76Before him are Horace Vernet (1789), Séraphine Louis (1864), Léon Bonnat (1833), Jan Gossaert (1478), Émile Bernard (1868), and Claude Joseph Vernet (1714). After him are Pierre Mignard (1612), Jean-Joseph Sanfourche (1929), Eva Gonzalès (1849), Paul Sérusier (1864), Anne-Louis Girodet de Roussy-Trioson (1767), and André Masson (1896).