History Famous Left-Handed Artists

Left Handed
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A list of well-known left handed artists with pictures. People with left handedness, aka "left handers", "lefties", "a lefty", or even "southpaws" have long had to deal with negative connotations within the western world. The latin word for left, "sinistra" is where we get the modern word "sinister". By contrast, "dexterity" comes from the latin word for right handed, "dexter". Today, roughly 11% of the world's population is left handed. That number surged throughout the 20th century as adults stopped forcing left handed children to use their right hand. Left handedness has become unusually prominent within some professions. Of the seven most recent Presidents of the United States, five were left handers. Many other world leaders are lefties as well. Generally speaking, left handed people today tend to be seen as more "right brained". A recent study showed that college educated left handers in the United States earn on average 10-15% more than their right handed equivalents.

Source- http://www.indiana.edu/~primate/left.html

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Albrecht Dürer is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Left-Handed Artists
Albrecht Dürer Christ among the Doctors, Altarpiece of Ober-St. Veit, Lamentation for Christ

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Hans Holbein is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Left-Handed Artists
Hans Holbein

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Leonardo da Vinci is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Left-Handed Artists
Leonardo da Vinci Mona Lisa, The Last Supper, Bacchus

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LeRoy Neiman is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Left-Handed Artists
LeRoy Neiman Family Portrait, Jockey, Portrait of a Cheetah

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M.C. Escher is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Left-Handed Artists
M.C. Escher

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Michelangelo is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Left-Handed Artists
Michelangelo David, The Creation of Adam, Sistine Chapel ceiling

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Paul Klee is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Left-Handed Artists
Paul Klee Angelus Novus, Revolution des Viadukts, Der Goldfisch

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Raphael is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Left-Handed Artists
Raphael Saint George and the Dragon, Sistine Madonna, The School of Athens