Ary Scheffer

1795 - 1858

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Ary Scheffer (10 February 1795 – 15 June 1858) was a Dutch-French Romantic painter. He was known mostly for his works based on literature, with paintings based on the works of Dante, Goethe, and Lord Byron, as well as religious subjects. He was also a prolific painter of portraits of famous and influential people in his lifetime. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ary Scheffer has received more than 164,443 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Ary Scheffer is the 439th most popular painter (up from 496th in 2019), the 167th most popular biography from Netherlands (up from 192nd in 2019) and the 42nd most popular Dutch Painter.

Ary Scheffer is most famous for his Romantic paintings of landscapes, portraits, and religious scenes.

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Among painters, Ary Scheffer ranks 439 out of 1,428Before him are Anselm Feuerbach, Jasper Johns, André Masson, Theodor Kittelsen, Jan Davidsz. de Heem, and Anna Ancher. After him are Leonor Fini, Eva Gonzalès, Giambattista Pittoni, Bob Ross, Constantin Meunier, and Sophie Taeuber-Arp.

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Among people born in 1795, Ary Scheffer ranks 16Before him are Pavel Jozef Šafárik, Gabriel Lamé, Alexander Griboyedov, Dred Scott, Christian Gottfried Ehrenberg, and Saverio Mercadante. After him are John William Polidori, Hadji Murad, Vincent Pallotti, Heinrich Marschner, James Barry, and Peter Andreas Hansen. Among people deceased in 1858, Ary Scheffer ranks 14Before him are John Snow, Coenraad Jacob Temminck, Johannes Peter Müller, Anton Diabelli, Dred Scott, and Aimé Bonpland. After him are Joseph Karl Stieler, Hermann Heinrich Gossen, Princess Margaretha of Saxony, Duchess Helene of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Harriet Taylor Mill, and Aloys II, Prince of Liechtenstein.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Ary Scheffer ranks 167 out of 1,209Before him are Salomon van Ruysdael (1602), Nicholas J. Spykman (1893), Willem Schouten (1567), Margaret of Bavaria (1363), Nikolaus Joseph von Jacquin (1727), and Jan Davidsz. de Heem (1606). After him are Jan Pieterszoon Coen (1587), Gaius Julius Civilis (25), Bert van Marwijk (1952), Lidwina (1380), Willem van Aelst (1627), and Ferdinand Bol (1616).

Among PAINTERS In Netherlands

Among painters born in Netherlands, Ary Scheffer ranks 42Before him are Abraham Bloemaert (1566), Anton Mauve (1838), Antonis Mor (1519), Pieter Lastman (1583), Salomon van Ruysdael (1602), and Jan Davidsz. de Heem (1606). After him are Willem van Aelst (1627), Ferdinand Bol (1616), Jan Lievens (1607), Samuel Dirksz van Hoogstraten (1627), Rachel Ruysch (1664), and Willem Kalf (1619).