Franz Anton Maulbertsch

1724 - 1796

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Franz Anton Maulbertsch (7 June 1724 – 8 August 1796) was an Austrian painter and engraver, one of the most renowned exponents of Rococo painting in the German and Hungarian regions. Maulbertsch was born in Langenargen and studied in the Academy of Vienna. Through the knowledge of Paul Troger, he was influenced by the Venetian painters Piazzetta and Giovanni Battista Pittoni. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Franz Anton Maulbertsch has received more than 31,951 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Franz Anton Maulbertsch is the 834th most popular painter (down from 782nd in 2019), the 2,301st most popular biography from Germany (down from 2,181st in 2019) and the 78th most popular German Painter.

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Over the past year Franz Anton Maulbertsch has had the most page views in the with 5,642 views, followed by English (4,749), and Hungarian (3,046). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Basque (104.65%), Persian (39.03%), and German (26.50%)


Among painters, Franz Anton Maulbertsch ranks 834 out of 2,023Before him are Luis Ricardo Falero, Sigmar Polke, Ferrer Bassa, Jean François de Troy, Louis Anquetin, and Peter Snayers. After him are Jean Fautrier, Peter Nicolai Arbo, Vasily Polenov, Maximilien Luce, Vincenzo Catena, and Wolf Huber.

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Among people born in 1724, Franz Anton Maulbertsch ranks 17Before him are Princess Sophie Antoinette of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, Eva Ekeblad, Ernest Frederick, Duke of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld, Johann Nepomuk Karl, Prince of Liechtenstein, Franz Aepinus, and George Stubbs. After him are Gottfried Heinrich Bach, Marc-Joseph Marion du Fresne, Heinrich XXIV, Count Reuss of Ebersdorf, John Smeaton, Louis-Jean-François Lagrenée, and Claude Balbastre. Among people deceased in 1796, Franz Anton Maulbertsch ranks 16Before him are Shahrokh Shah, Pyotr Rumyantsev, Charles of Saxony, Duke of Courland, Jean-Marie Collot d'Herbois, François de Charette, and Velu Nachiyar. After him are Alexandre-Théophile Vandermonde, Guillaume Thomas François Raynal, Prince Louis Charles of Prussia, François Séverin Marceau, William Chambers, and Carl Fredrik Adelcrantz.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Franz Anton Maulbertsch ranks 2,301 out of 7,253Before him are Christian I, Count Palatine of Birkenfeld-Bischweiler (1598), Klaus Kinkel (1936), Josef Bürckel (1895), Ernest I, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg (1497), Adolf Schmal (1872), and August Hermann Francke (1663). After him are Prince Georg Friedrich of Waldeck (1620), Konrad Peutinger (1465), Ernst Curtius (1814), Theodor Lessing (1872), Konstantin Hierl (1875), and Princess Antoinette of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld (1779).

Among PAINTERS In Germany

Among painters born in Germany, Franz Anton Maulbertsch ranks 78Before him are Walter Sickert (1860), Hans Richter (1888), Jacob Philipp Hackert (1737), Heinrich Aldegrever (1502), Franz von Lenbach (1836), and Sigmar Polke (1941). After him are Wols (1913), Wilhelm Lehmbruck (1881), Johann Liss (1597), Hans von Kulmbach (1476), Louise Catherine Breslau (1856), and Barthel Beham (1502).