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Antoine-Jean Gros

1771 - 1835

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Antoine-Jean Gros (French pronunciation: ​[ɑ̃twanʒɑ̃ gʁo]; 16 March 1771 – 25 June 1835) was a French painter of historical subjects. He was given the title of Baron Gros in 1824.Gros studied under Jacques-Louis David in Paris and began an independent artistic career during the French Revolution. Forced to leave France, Gros moved to Genoa. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Antoine-Jean Gros has received more than 232,826 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 34 in 2019). Antoine-Jean Gros is the 192nd most popular painter, the 648th most popular biography from France (down from 627th in 2019) and the 54th most popular French Painter.

Antoine-Jean Gros is most famous for his painting "Napoleon Crossing the Alps."

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Among painters, Antoine-Jean Gros ranks 192 out of 1,421Before him are Margaret Keane, Pietro da Cortona, Suzanne Valadon, Fra Bartolomeo, Benozzo Gozzoli, and Quentin Matsys. After him are Ivan Shishkin, Dieric Bouts, Pisanello, Niko Pirosmani, Anton Raphael Mengs, and Hans Baldung.

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Among people born in 1771, Antoine-Jean Gros ranks 6Before him are Walter Scott, Robert Owen, Archduke Charles, Duke of Teschen, Richard Trevithick, and Emperor Kōkaku. After him are Julie Clary, Ernest Augustus, King of Hanover, Karl Philipp, Prince of Schwarzenberg, Princess Louise Auguste of Denmark, Alois Senefelder, and Jean-Andoche Junot. Among people deceased in 1835, Antoine-Jean Gros ranks 4Before him are Francis II, Holy Roman Emperor, Vincenzo Bellini, and Wilhelm von Humboldt. After him are Édouard Mortier, Duke of Trévise, Auguste, Duke of Leuchtenberg, Thérésa Tallien, Catharina of Württemberg, Guillaume Dupuytren, François Étienne de Kellermann, John Nash, and Izabela Czartoryska.

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In France

Among people born in France, Antoine-Jean Gros ranks 648 out of 6,011Before him are Siméon Denis Poisson (1781), Éliphas Lévi (1810), Jean Jaurès (1859), Clotilde (475), Lazare Carnot (1753), and Jean-Baptiste Biot (1774). After him are Félix Faure (1841), François Ravaillac (1578), Agnès Sorel (1422), Jacques Charles (1763), Emmanuel de Grouchy, marquis de Grouchy (1766), and Gabriel Tarde (1843).

Among PAINTERS In France

Among painters born in France, Antoine-Jean Gros ranks 54Before him are Niki de Saint Phalle (1930), Maurice de Vlaminck (1876), Gustave Caillebotte (1848), Pierre Bonnard (1867), Francis Picabia (1879), and Suzanne Valadon (1865). After him are Jeanne Hébuterne (1898), Aristide Maillol (1861), Raoul Dufy (1877), Charles-François Daubigny (1817), Pierre Puvis de Chavannes (1824), and Georges Rouault (1871).