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 394,005 page views. Her biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 39 in 2019). Angelica Kauffman is the 178th most popular painter (up from 199th in 2019), the 45th most popular biography from Switzerland (up from 54th in 2019) and the 4th 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 178 out of 1,428Before her are Hubert van Eyck, John Everett Millais, Pinturicchio, Lavinia Fontana, Quentin Matsys, and Hilma af Klint. After her are Pierre Bonnard, Johannes Itten, Anton Raphael Mengs, Benozzo Gozzoli, Joshua Reynolds, and Utamaro.

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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 Princess Isabella of Parma, Peter Simon Pallas, Jean-François de Galaup, comte de Lapérouse, Pierre Choderlos de Laclos, Johann Kaspar Lavater, Jean-Antoine Houdon, André Grétry, Nicolas Chamfort, and Carl Linnaeus the Younger. Among people deceased in 1807, Angelica Kauffman ranks 3Before her are Jeanne Baret and Maria Theresa of Naples and Sicily. After her are Pasquale Paoli, Jérôme Lalande, Magtymguly Pyragy, George Atwood, Henry Benedict Stuart, Duchess Anna Amalia of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, John Newton, Osman Pazvantoğlu, and Nikolai Rezanov.

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In Switzerland

Among people born in Switzerland, Angelica Kauffman ranks 45 out of 749Before her are Ursula Andress (1936), Henry Fuseli (1741), Auguste Piccard (1884), Hermann Rorschach (1884), Adelaide of Italy (931), and Felix Bloch (1905). After her are Johannes Itten (1888), Aga Khan IV (1936), Albert II, Duke of Austria (1298), Joan Gamper (1877), Robert Walser (1878), and Carlo Maderno (1556).

Among PAINTERS In Switzerland

Among painters born in Switzerland, Angelica Kauffman ranks 4Before her are Paul Klee (1879), Arnold Böcklin (1827), and Henry Fuseli (1741). After her are Johannes Itten (1888), Ferdinand Hodler (1853), H. R. Giger (1940), Félix Vallotton (1865), Bernardino Luini (1475), Matthäus Merian (1593), Albert Anker (1831), and Sophie Taeuber-Arp (1889).