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Constantin Hansen

1804 - 1880

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Carl Christian Constantin Hansen (Constantin Hansen) (3 November 1804 – 29 March 1880) was one of the painters associated with the Golden Age of Danish Painting. He was deeply interested in literature and mythology, and inspired by art historian Niels Laurits Høyen, he tried to recreate a national historical painting based on Norse mythology. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Constantin Hansen has received more than 60,558 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Constantin Hansen is the 878th most popular painter (down from 767th in 2019), the 2,208th most popular biography from Italy (down from 1,945th in 2019) and the 184th most popular Italian Painter.

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Among painters, Constantin Hansen ranks 878 out of 1,421Before him are Tarsila do Amaral, Naji al-Ali, Gustave Le Gray, Frans Hogenberg, Giovanni Giacometti, and Antonio Vivarini. After him are Ambrosius Holbein, Wen Zhengming, Simone Peterzano, Henry Hill, Ernst Fuchs, and Gillis van Coninxloo.

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Among people born in 1804, Constantin Hansen ranks 36Before him are Moritz von Schwind, Hermann Schlegel, Charles II, Duke of Brunswick, Handrij Zejler, Stephan Endlicher, and John Gould. After him are Carl, 3rd Prince of Leiningen, Aleksander Chodźko, Prince Eduard of Saxe-Altenburg, Daniele Manin, Aleksey Khomyakov, and Louise Farrenc. Among people deceased in 1880, Constantin Hansen ranks 23Before him are Bettino Ricasoli, Léon Cogniet, Friedrich Bayer, Ole Bull, Arnold Ruge, and Peter Johann Nepomuk Geiger. After him are Princess Marie of Hesse-Kassel, Jules Favre, Raden Saleh, Robert Fortune, Ferdinand Ritter von Hebra, and Jules Antoine Lissajous.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Constantin Hansen ranks 2,208 out of 4,668Before him are Apostolo Zeno (1668), Giacomo Quarenghi (1744), Musa of Parthia (-40), Antonio Vivarini (1440), Federico Gravina (1756), and Liutpert (680). After him are Cangrande I della Scala (1291), Susanna Agnelli (1922), Simone Peterzano (1540), Marcus Aemilius Lepidus (-300), Giancarlo Fisichella (1973), and Francesco Filippini (1853).

Among PAINTERS In Italy

Among painters born in Italy, Constantin Hansen ranks 184Before him are Luca Cambiaso (1527), Domenico Tintoretto (1560), Ercole de' Roberti (1450), Romaine Brooks (1874), Cigoli (1559), and Antonio Vivarini (1440). After him are Simone Peterzano (1540), Francesco Filippini (1853), Renato Guttuso (1911), Gaspard Dughet (1613), Andrea Appiani (1754), and Lucia Anguissola (1536).