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Angelica Kauffman

1741 - 1807

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Maria Anna Angelika Kauffmann ( KOWF-mən; 30 October 1741 – 5 November 1807), usually known in English as Angelica Kauffman, was a Swiss Neoclassical painter who had a successful career in London and Rome. Remembered primarily as a history painter, Kauffmann was a skilled portraitist, landscape and decoration painter. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Angelica Kauffman has received more than 424,469 page views. Her biography is available in 44 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 42 in 2019). Angelica Kauffman is the 177th most popular painter (up from 178th in 2019), the 46th most popular biography from Switzerland (down from 45th in 2019) and the 5th most popular Swiss Painter.

Angelica Kauffman is most famous for her portraits of 18th century European aristocrats.

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Among painters, Angelica Kauffman ranks 177 out of 1,421Before her are Gustave Caillebotte, Henry Fuseli, Pieter de Hooch, Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Petrus Christus, and Emil Nolde. After her are Agostino Carracci, Pierre Bonnard, Francis Picabia, Theo van Gogh, Nicholas Roerich, and Lucas Cranach the Younger.

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Among people born in 1741, Angelica Kauffman ranks 3Before her are Joseph II, Holy Roman Emperor and Henry Fuseli. After her are Peter Simon Pallas, Princess Isabella of Parma, Pierre Choderlos de Laclos, Jean-François de Galaup, comte de Lapérouse, Emperor Momozono, Johann Kaspar Lavater, Jean-Antoine Houdon, Nicolas Chamfort, and André Grétry. Among people deceased in 1807, Angelica Kauffman ranks 2Before her is Maria Theresa of Naples and Sicily. After her are Pasquale Paoli, Jérôme Lalande, Magtymguly Pyragy, Jeanne Baret, Henry Benedict Stuart, George Atwood, John Newton, Duchess Anna Amalia of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, Osman Pazvantoğlu, and Jacob Philipp Hackert.

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In Switzerland

Among people born in Switzerland, Angelica Kauffman ranks 46 out of 876Before her are Heinrich Rohrer (1933), Benjamin Constant (1767), Henry Fuseli (1741), Hermann Rorschach (1884), Albert I of Germany (1255), and Robert Walser (1878). After her are Joan Gamper (1877), Albert II, Duke of Austria (1298), Aga Khan IV (1936), Michel Mayor (1942), Carlo Maderno (1556), and Felix Bloch (1905).

Among PAINTERS In Switzerland

Among painters born in Switzerland, Angelica Kauffman ranks 5Before her are Paul Klee (1879), Arnold Böcklin (1827), Johannes Itten (1888), and Henry Fuseli (1741). After her are H. R. Giger (1940), Ferdinand Hodler (1853), Félix Vallotton (1865), Bernardino Luini (1475), Albert Anker (1831), Jean-Étienne Liotard (1702), and Matthäus Merian (1593).