Jacques-Laurent Agasse

1767 - 1849

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Jacques-Laurent Agasse (April 24, 1767 – December 27, 1849) was an animal and landscape painter from Switzerland. Born at Geneva, Agasse studied in the public art school of that city. Before he turned twenty he went to Paris to study in veterinary school to make himself fully acquainted with the anatomy of horses and other animals. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jacques-Laurent Agasse has received more than 42,107 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia. Jacques-Laurent Agasse is the 926th most popular painter (down from 836th in 2019), the 246th most popular biography from Switzerland (down from 212th in 2019) and the 22nd most popular Swiss Painter.

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Among painters, Jacques-Laurent Agasse ranks 926 out of 1,428Before him are Bridget Riley, Cornelis de Vos, Abraham Bosse, Wilhelm Leibl, Jan Provoost, and Joachim Beuckelaer. After him are Moretto da Brescia, Frans Post, François Lemoyne, Amrita Sher-Gil, Maria van Oosterwijck, and Princess Fahrelnissa Zeid.

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Among people born in 1767, Jacques-Laurent Agasse ranks 31Before him are Philippe LeBon, Nicolas Théodore de Saussure, John Adams, Princess Frederica Charlotte of Prussia, Jacques Laffitte, and Charles Jean Marie Barbaroux. After him are Alexis Bouvard, Takizawa Bakin, Bernhard Romberg, Black Hawk, Jean-Joseph, Marquis Dessolles, and Heinrich Schrader. Among people deceased in 1849, Jacques-Laurent Agasse ranks 35Before him are Pierre François Verhulst, Quatremère de Quincy, Grand Duchess Alexandra Alexandrovna of Russia, William Etty, Conradin Kreutzer, and Thomas Robert Bugeaud. After him are Carlo Rossi, Jan Svatopluk Presl, Archduke Ferdinand Karl Viktor of Austria-Este, Dolley Madison, Filippo Paulucci, and Marc Isambard Brunel.

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In Switzerland

Among people born in Switzerland, Jacques-Laurent Agasse ranks 246 out of 749Before him are Jean-André Deluc (1727), Johann Jakob von Tschudi (1818), Johann Schneider-Ammann (1952), Paul Wild (1925), Ivan Rakitić (1988), and Robert Maillart (1872). After him are Johann Jakob Scheuchzer (1672), Hans-Rudolf Merz (1942), Gabriela Andersen-Schiess (1945), René Burri (1933), Isaac Casaubon (1559), and Paul Sacher (1906).

Among PAINTERS In Switzerland

Among painters born in Switzerland, Jacques-Laurent Agasse ranks 22Before him are Jost Amman (1539), Anton Graff (1736), Giovanni Giacometti (1868), Eugène Grasset (1845), Antonio Ciseri (1821), and Adolf Wölfli (1864). After him are Salomon Gessner (1730), Hans Erni (1909), Alexandre Calame (1810), Bertha Wegmann (1847), Pipilotti Rist (1962), and Elizabeth Thompson (1846).