Hyacinthe Rigaud

1659 - 1743

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Jacint Rigau-Ros i Serra (Catalan pronunciation: [ʒəˈsin riˈɣaw ˈrɔz i ˈsɛrə]; 18 July 1659 – 29 December 1743), known in French as Hyacinthe Rigaud (pronounced [jasɛ̃t ʁiɡo]), was a Catalan-French baroque painter most famous for his portraits of Louis XIV and other members of the French nobility. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hyacinthe Rigaud has received more than 248,885 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). Hyacinthe Rigaud is the 243rd most popular painter (up from 275th in 2019), the 775th most popular biography from France (up from 879th in 2019) and the 63rd most popular French Painter.

Hyacinthe Rigaud is most famous for his portraits of Louis XIV and his family.

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Among painters, Hyacinthe Rigaud ranks 243 out of 1,428Before him are Joaquín Sorolla, Lorenzo di Credi, Martin Schongauer, Giorgio Morandi, Piero di Cosimo, and Carlo Crivelli. After him are Ulrika Eleonora of Denmark, Giacomo Balla, Guercino, Georgia O'Keeffe, Luigi Russolo, and Zdzisław Beksiński.

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Among people born in 1659, Hyacinthe Rigaud ranks 4Before him are Henry Purcell, Jacob Roggeveen, and Henry Every. After him are Georg Ernst Stahl, Yamamoto Tsunetomo, Sebastiano Ricci, Adam Ludwig Lewenhaupt, Domenico Gabrielli, Adriaen van der Werff, Theodore Eustace, Count Palatine of Sulzbach, and Pieter van der Aa. Among people deceased in 1743, Hyacinthe Rigaud ranks 1After him are Louise Françoise de Bourbon, Duchess of Bourbon, Anna Maria Luisa de' Medici, André-Hercule de Fleury, Anne Sophie Reventlow, Archduchess Maria Magdalena of Austria, Spencer Compton, 1st Earl of Wilmington, Rafael Casanova, Melusine von der Schulenburg, Duchess of Kendal, Jai Singh II, Augustine Washington, and Karl Friedrich, Duke of Saxe-Meiningen.

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In France

Among people born in France, Hyacinthe Rigaud ranks 775 out of 5,234Before him are Juliette Gréco (1927), Prince Philippe, Count of Paris (1838), Girard Desargues (1591), Childebert III (678), Félix Guattari (1930), and Jean-Baptiste de La Salle (1651). After him are Eric Cantona (1966), Madame Roland (1754), Pierre Boulle (1912), Philippe Leclerc de Hauteclocque (1902), Arnaut Daniel (1150), and Judith of Bavaria (797).

Among PAINTERS In France

Among painters born in France, Hyacinthe Rigaud ranks 63Before him are Pierre Puvis de Chavannes (1824), Charles-François Daubigny (1817), Raoul Dufy (1877), Balthus (1908), Georges Rouault (1871), and Martin Schongauer (1450). After him are Jean-Baptiste Greuze (1725), James Tissot (1836), Jacques Callot (1592), Henri Fantin-Latour (1836), Simon Vouet (1590), and Claude Joseph Vernet (1714).