Alphonse Legros

1837 - 1911

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Alphonse Legros (8 May 1837 – 8 December 1911) was a French, later British, painter, etcher, sculptor, and medallist. He moved to London in 1863 and later took citizenship. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alphonse Legros has received more than 49,130 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Alphonse Legros is the 1,155th most popular painter (down from 1,042nd in 2019), the 3,199th most popular biography from France (down from 2,770th in 2019) and the 186th most popular French Painter.

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Among painters, Alphonse Legros ranks 1,155 out of 1,428Before him are Joseph Duplessis, Abanindranath Tagore, Lydia Lopokova, Nicholas Hilliard, Kay Sage, and Ilya Kabakov. After him are Mariam Aslamazian, George Catlin, Janis Rozentāls, Anni Albers, Pavel Fedotov, and Bruno Liljefors.

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Among people born in 1837, Alphonse Legros ranks 68Before him are Jorge Isaacs, Tigran Chukhajian, Kabayama Sukenori, Ernst Ziller, Barghash bin Said of Zanzibar, and George Dewey. After him are Mary Harris Jones, Ignatz Kolisch, Charles Yerkes, Elizabeth Jane Gardner, Robert Gould Shaw, and Wilhelm Kühne. Among people deceased in 1911, Alphonse Legros ranks 53Before him are Florentino Ameghino, Howard Pyle, Williamina Fleming, Vasily Klyuchevsky, Gustaf Fröding, and Thomas Blake Glover. After him are Nikolay Beketov, Antonio Fogazzaro, Christian Lundeberg, Quanah Parker, Ernst Brenner, and Vassily Maximov.

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In France

Among people born in France, Alphonse Legros ranks 3,199 out of 5,234Before him are Jacques Tardi (1946), Bernard Giraudeau (1947), André Clot (1909), André Marie Constant Duméril (1774), Emmanuel Carrère (1957), and Guillaume Depardieu (1971). After him are Bernard Lama (1963), Lucien Aimar (1941), Geoffrey I, Duke of Brittany (1000), Jacques Fatton (1925), François Perrier (1833), and Jules Émile Planchon (1823).

Among PAINTERS In France

Among painters born in France, Alphonse Legros ranks 186Before him are Paul Gavarni (1804), Charles Angrand (1854), Marie-Denise Villers (1774), Jean Jouvenet (1644), Édouard Detaille (1848), and Joseph Duplessis (1725). After him are Jean-Jules-Antoine Lecomte du Nouÿ (1842), Élisabeth Sophie Chéron (1648), Georg von Rosen (1843), Maurice Boitel (1919), Isaac Oliver (1556), and Wojciech Kossak (1856).