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Antoine Wiertz

1806 - 1865

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Antoine Joseph Wiertz (22 February 1806 – 18 June 1865) was a Belgian painter, sculptor, lithographer and art writer. l He is known for his religious, historical, and allegorical works and portraits. He was an eccentric figure who originally was much influenced by the works of Peter Paul Rubens and Michelangelo. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Antoine Wiertz has received more than 136,394 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Antoine Wiertz is the 643rd most popular painter (up from 690th in 2019), the 222nd most popular biography from Belgium (up from 229th in 2019) and the 42nd most popular Belgian Painter.

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Among painters, Antoine Wiertz ranks 643 out of 1,421Before him are Altichiero, Louis Anquetin, Giovanni Battista Gaulli, Jules Dupré, Giovanni Battista Moroni, and Joachim von Sandrart. After him are Constant Troyon, Masaaki Hatsumi, Ni Zan, Evelyn De Morgan, Agnolo Gaddi, and Alonso Sánchez Coello.

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Among people born in 1806, Antoine Wiertz ranks 19Before him are Louis III, Grand Duke of Hesse, Alexander Andreyevich Ivanov, Juan Crisóstomo Arriaga, Duchenne de Boulogne, Pierre Guillaume Frédéric le Play, and Charles Gleyre. After him are Otto Wilhelm Hermann von Abich, William, Duke of Brunswick, Johan Vilhelm Snellman, Karl Friedrich Mohr, John A. Roebling, and Alphonse Pyramus de Candolle. Among people deceased in 1865, Antoine Wiertz ranks 26Before him are Ferdinand Georg Waldmüller, Joseph Paxton, Johann Franz Encke, Alexandros Mavrokordatos, Sebastián Iradier, and Princess Maria Ferdinanda of Saxony. After him are Constant Troyon, Giuditta Pasta, George Phillips Bond, Andrés Bello, John Lindley, and Evangelos Zappas.

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In Belgium

Among people born in Belgium, Antoine Wiertz ranks 222 out of 1,019Before him are Willy Claes (1938), Princess Astrid of Belgium, Archduchess of Austria-Este (1962), Eugène Charles Catalan (1814), Arthur Grumiaux (1921), Chantal Akerman (1950), and Queen Mathilde of Belgium (1973). After him are Roger De Vlaeminck (1947), Rimbert (830), Adrien de Gerlache (1866), Ida of Lorraine (1040), Sigfried, Count of the Ardennes (919), and Eugène Joseph Delporte (1882).

Among PAINTERS In Belgium

Among painters born in Belgium, Antoine Wiertz ranks 42Before him are Pierre Alechinsky (1927), Justus van Gent (1430), Ambrosius Bosschaert (1573), Maerten de Vos (1532), Barthélemy d'Eyck (1420), and Juan de Flandes (1450). After him are Frans Floris (1519), Jan Fyt (1611), Frans Masereel (1889), Michiel Coxie (1499), Adam Frans van der Meulen (1632), and David Teniers the Elder (1582).