Albert Bierstadt

1830 - 1902

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Albert Bierstadt (January 7, 1830 – February 18, 1902) was a German-American painter best known for his lavish, sweeping landscapes of the American West. He joined several journeys of the Westward Expansion to paint the scenes. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Albert Bierstadt has received more than 756,993 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). Albert Bierstadt is the 659th most popular painter (down from 579th in 2019), the 1,791st most popular biography from Germany (down from 1,456th in 2019) and the 66th most popular German Painter.

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Among painters, Albert Bierstadt ranks 659 out of 1,428Before him are Hans Hartung, David Roberts, Michael Ancher, Francesco Solimena, Jens Juel, and Donald Judd. After him are Fernand Cormon, Nicolaes Pieterszoon Berchem, Palma il Giovane, Frans Masereel, Frans Hogenberg, and Carlo Maratta.

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Among people born in 1830, Albert Bierstadt ranks 28Before him are Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach, Princess Elisabeth of Saxony, Karl Goldmark, Samori Ture, Princess Eugénie of Sweden, and Jules de Goncourt. After him are Lalla Fatma N'Soumer, François-Marie Raoult, Theodor Leschetizky, Carmine Crocco, Christina Rossetti, and Yoshida Shōin. Among people deceased in 1902, Albert Bierstadt ranks 20Before him are Victor D'Hondt, John Dalberg-Acton, 1st Baron Acton, Archduchess Margarete Sophie of Austria, Charles Dow, Jacint Verdaguer, and Masaoka Shiki. After him are Henryk Siemiradzki, Friedrich Alfred Krupp, Moritz Kaposi, Jan Gotlib Bloch, Adolf Kussmaul, and Prudente de Morais.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Albert Bierstadt ranks 1,791 out of 5,289Before him are Ernst Curtius (1814), Wilhelm Raabe (1831), Ludwig Crüwell (1892), Hans Poelzig (1869), Georges J. F. Köhler (1946), and Princess Maria Ferdinanda of Saxony (1796). After him are Richenza of Northeim (1087), Otto Dietrich (1897), August Kopff (1882), Johann Nicolaus von Dreyse (1787), Prince Adalbert of Bavaria (1828), and Walter Gotell (1924).

Among PAINTERS In Germany

Among painters born in Germany, Albert Bierstadt ranks 66Before him are Max Pechstein (1881), Charlotte Salomon (1917), Felix Nussbaum (1904), Anton von Werner (1843), Andreas Achenbach (1815), and Hans Hartung (1904). After him are Franz Anton Maulbertsch (1724), Walter Sickert (1860), Philipp Veit (1793), Jacob Philipp Hackert (1737), Heinrich Aldegrever (1502), and Ludolf Bakhuizen (1630).