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Horace Vernet

1789 - 1863

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Émile Jean-Horace Vernet (30 June 1789 – 17 January 1863), more commonly known as simply Horace Vernet, was a French painter of battles, portraits, and Orientalist subjects. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Horace Vernet has received more than 225,109 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). Horace Vernet is the 303rd most popular painter (down from 298th in 2019), the 985th most popular biography from France (down from 935th in 2019) and the 70th most popular French Painter.

Horace Vernet is most famous for his paintings of battles.

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Among painters, Horace Vernet ranks 303 out of 1,421Before him are Akseli Gallen-Kallela, Salaì, François Gérard, Thomas Couture, Masolino da Panicale, and Viktor Vasnetsov. After him are Karel van Mander, Pieter Aertsen, Francesco Albani, Alexander Archipenko, Rosalba Carriera, and Philipp Otto Runge.

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Among people born in 1789, Horace Vernet ranks 8Before him are Augustin-Louis Cauchy, James Fenimore Cooper, Ibrahim Pasha of Egypt, Friedrich List, María Isabella of Spain, and Stéphanie de Beauharnais. After him are Johann Friedrich Overbeck, Princess Charlotte of Denmark, Heinrich Schwabe, Abbas Mirza, Princess Louise Caroline of Hesse-Kassel, and Maria Szymanowska. Among people deceased in 1863, Horace Vernet ranks 7Before him are Eugène Delacroix, Jacob Grimm, Frederick VII of Denmark, William Makepeace Thackeray, Alfred de Vigny, and Solomon Northup. After him are Sa'id of Egypt, Jakob Steiner, Franz Xaver Gruber, Stonewall Jackson, Christian Friedrich Hebbel, and Johann Karl Ehrenfried Kegel.

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In France

Among people born in France, Horace Vernet ranks 985 out of 6,011Before him are Marie Louise Gonzaga (1611), Ernest Chausson (1855), Laurent de Gouvion Saint-Cyr (1764), Madame Roland (1754), Villard de Honnecourt (1200), and Alexis Clairaut (1713). After him are Alphonse Bertillon (1853), Jacques Cassini (1677), Pierre Augereau (1757), Eleanor of Provence (1223), Michel Rolle (1652), and Ferdinand Walsin Esterhazy (1847).

Among PAINTERS In France

Among painters born in France, Horace Vernet ranks 70Before him are Jacques Callot (1592), Balthus (1908), Martin Schongauer (1450), Paul Delaroche (1797), James Tissot (1836), and Thomas Couture (1815). After him are Séraphine Louis (1864), Léon Bonnat (1833), Jan Gossaert (1478), Émile Bernard (1868), Claude Joseph Vernet (1714), and Yves Tanguy (1900).