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Albert Anker

1831 - 1910

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Albrecht Samuel Anker (1 April 1831 – 16 July 1910) was a Swiss painter and illustrator who has been called the "national painter" of Switzerland because of his enduringly popular depictions of 19th-century Swiss social life. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Albert Anker has received more than 121,885 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia. Albert Anker is the 401st most popular painter (up from 409th in 2019), the 107th most popular biography from Switzerland (up from 109th in 2019) and the 10th most popular Swiss Painter.

Albert Anker is most famous for his paintings of the Swiss Alps.

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Among painters, Albert Anker ranks 401 out of 1,421Before him are Konrad Witz, Ferdinand Bol, Marcantonio Raimondi, Max Klinger, Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux, and Bartholomeus Spranger. After him are Stefano di Giovanni, Cennino Cennini, Abraham Bloemaert, Antonis Mor, François Clouet, and Bob Ross.

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Among people born in 1831, Albert Anker ranks 20Before him are Eduard Suess, Joseph Joachim, Archduchess Elisabeth Franziska of Austria, Grand Duke Nicholas Nikolaevich of Russia, Johann Martin Schleyer, and Adelaide of Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg. After him are Nikolai Leskov, Princess Maria Amélia of Brazil, Maximilian Anton, Hereditary Prince of Thurn and Taxis, Victorien Sardou, Ilya Ulyanov, and Isabella Bird. Among people deceased in 1910, Albert Anker ranks 30Before him are Jean Moréas, Arkhip Kuindzhi, Stanislao Cannizzaro, Carl Reinecke, William Holman Hunt, and Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson. After him are William Huggins, Mikhail Vrubel, Prince Robert, Duke of Chartres, Henri-Edmond Cross, Prince Ferdinand, Duke of Alençon, and Andreas Achenbach.

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In Switzerland

Among people born in Switzerland, Albert Anker ranks 107 out of 876Before him are Hannes Meyer (1889), Augustin Pyramus de Candolle (1778), Germain Henri Hess (1802), Ludwig Binswanger (1881), Gaspard Bauhin (1560), and César Ritz (1850). After him are Hans Urs von Balthasar (1905), Charles Bonnet (1720), Anna Göldi (1734), Princess Maria Teresa of Bourbon-Two Sicilies (1867), Henri Guisan (1874), and Judith of Habsburg (1271).

Among PAINTERS In Switzerland

Among painters born in Switzerland, Albert Anker ranks 10Before him are Henry Fuseli (1741), Angelica Kauffman (1741), H. R. Giger (1940), Ferdinand Hodler (1853), Félix Vallotton (1865), and Bernardino Luini (1475). After him are Jean-Étienne Liotard (1702), Matthäus Merian (1593), Sophie Taeuber-Arp (1889), Théophile Steinlen (1859), Charles Gleyre (1806), and Jost Amman (1539).