Carl Spitzweg

1808 - 1885

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Carl Spitzweg (February 5, 1808 – September 23, 1885) was a German romanticist painter, especially of genre subjects. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Carl Spitzweg has received more than 236,131 page views. His biography is available in 41 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 38 in 2019). Carl Spitzweg is the 314th most popular painter (down from 296th in 2019), the 855th most popular biography from Germany (down from 754th in 2019) and the 25th most popular Painter.

Carl Spitzweg is most famous for his paintings of Bavarian life.

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Among painters, Carl Spitzweg ranks 314 out of 1,421Before him are Rosalba Carriera, Philipp Otto Runge, Hendrik Goltzius, Cosimo Rosselli, Paulus Potter, and Alexej von Jawlensky. After him are James Abbott McNeill Whistler, Niccolò dell'Abbate, Séraphine Louis, David Alfaro Siqueiros, Pietro Cavallini, and Léon Bonnat.

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Among people born in 1808, Carl Spitzweg ranks 17Before him are Thomas Cook, Gérard de Nerval, Maria Malibran, Johann Gustav Droysen, David Strauss, and Solomon Northup. After him are Princess Louise of Prussia, Mohammad Shah Qajar, Jules Barbey d'Aurevilly, Princess Marie of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach, Wilhelm Weitling, and Princess Vilhelmine Marie of Denmark. Among people deceased in 1885, Carl Spitzweg ranks 8Before him are Ulysses S. Grant, Alfonso XII of Spain, Muhammad Ahmad, Jens Peter Jacobsen, Ferdinand II of Portugal, and Alexander Karađorđević, Prince of Serbia. After him are L'Inconnue de la Seine, Charles George Gordon, Karl Anton, Prince of Hohenzollern, Rosalía de Castro, Iwasaki Yatarō, and Prince Friedrich Karl of Prussia.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Carl Spitzweg ranks 855 out of 6,142Before him are Hendrik Goltzius (1558), Fritz Strassmann (1902), Bruno Walter (1876), Arno Breker (1900), Bertha Benz (1849), and Joachim Frederick, Elector of Brandenburg (1546). After him are Hans Sachs (1494), Joseph Berchtold (1897), Roland Emmerich (1955), Elisabeth Förster-Nietzsche (1846), Viktor Lutze (1890), and Paul Schäfer (1921).

Among PAINTERS In Germany

Among painters born in Germany, Carl Spitzweg ranks 25Before him are August Macke (1887), Franz Xaver Winterhalter (1805), Max Beckmann (1884), Anselm Kiefer (1945), Philipp Otto Runge (1777), and Hendrik Goltzius (1558). After him are Oskar Schlemmer (1888), Max Liebermann (1847), Stefan Lochner (1410), Lucian Freud (1922), Johann Friedrich Overbeck (1789), and Gabriele Münter (1877).