Edvard Munch Rank
About Edvard Munch
Edvard Munch was a legendary Norwegian painter and printmaker best known for his 1893 painting The Scream, which is one of the most famous paintings in the history of all art. His other famous works include Madonna, The Sick Child, Lady From the Sea, Puberty and Morning Yawn. His art was very instrumental in influencing the development of the German Expressionism.
He was the son of Laura Catherine Bjølstad and Christian Munch. He had an older sister, Johanne and three younger siblings Peter, Laura and Inger. He never got married nor had any children.
On 2 May 2012, The Scream sold for a record-breaking price of US$119,922,500 at an auction at Sotheby’s in New York.
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Famous quotes by Edvard Munch
Disease, insanity, and death were the angels that attended my cradle, and since then have followed me throughout my life.Edvard Munch
For as long as I can remember I have suffered from a deep feeling of anxiety which I have tried to express in my art.Edvard Munch
From my rotting body, flowers shall grow and I am in them and that is eternity.Edvard Munch
I build a kind of wall between myself and t he model so that I can paint in peace behind it. Otherwise, she might say something that confuses and distracts me.Edvard Munch
I have no fear of photography as long as it cannot be used in heaven and in hell.Edvard Munch
Nature is not only all that is visible to the eye... it also includes the inner pictures of the soul.Edvard Munch
No longer shall I paint interiors with men reading and women knitting. I will paint living people who breathe and feel and suffer and love.Edvard Munch
Sickness, insanity and death were the angels that surrounded my cradle and they have followed me throughout my life.Edvard Munch
Edvard Munch's Popularity
Edvard Munch was a famous Norwegian painter, who was born on December 12, 1863. As a person born on this date, Edvard Munch is listed in our database as the 17th most popular celebrity for the day (December 12) and the 5th most popular for the year (1863).
People born on December 12 fall under the Zodiac sign of Sagittarius, the Archer. Edvard Munch is the 455th most popular Sagittarius.
Aside from information specific to Edvard Munch's birthday, Edvard Munch is the 6th most famous Norwegian.
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