Jacques Callot

1592 - 1635

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Jacques Callot (French: [ʒak kalo]; c. 1592 – 1635) was a baroque printmaker and draftsman from the Duchy of Lorraine (an independent state on the north-eastern border of France, southwestern border of Germany and overlapping the southern Netherlands). He is an important person in the development of the old master print. He made more than 1,400 etchings that chronicled the life of his period, featuring soldiers, clowns, drunkards, Gypsies, beggars, as well as court life. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jacques Callot has received more than 164,454 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Jacques Callot is the 269th most popular painter (down from 260th in 2019), the 853rd most popular biography from France (down from 825th in 2019) and the 64th most popular Painter.

Jacques Callot is most famous for his etchings of the Thirty Years War.

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Among painters, Jacques Callot ranks 269 out of 1,421Before him are Simon Vouet, Henri Fantin-Latour, Pieter Claesz, Il Sodoma, Gerard ter Borch, and Philippe de Champaigne. After him are Balthus, Martin Schongauer, Paul Delaroche, James Tissot, Norman Rockwell, and Félicien Rops.

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Among people born in 1592, Jacques Callot ranks 8Before him are Shah Jahan, Hong Taiji, Pierre Gassendi, Wilhelm Schickard, Gerard van Honthorst, and George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham. After him are Gustav Horn, Count of Pori, Catalina de Erauso, Peter Snayers, Sophia Hedwig of Brunswick-Lüneburg, François le Métel de Boisrobert, and Étienne Brûlé. Among people deceased in 1635, Jacques Callot ranks 4Before him are Lope de Vega, Wilhelm Schickard, and Samuel de Champlain. After him are Zacharias Janssen, Reza Abbasi, Joos de Momper, Domenico Tintoretto, Elisabeth of Lorraine, Friedrich Spee, Fakhr al-Din II, and Alessandro Tassoni.

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In France

Among people born in France, Jacques Callot ranks 853 out of 6,011Before him are François Christophe de Kellermann (1735), Christina of Lorraine (1565), Jules Ferry (1832), Jérôme Lalande (1732), Émile Borel (1871), and Louis Néel (1904). After him are Balthus (1908), Ferdinand Cheval (1836), Stéphane Audran (1932), Jean-Luc Nancy (1940), Charles III of Navarre (1361), and Gaston Doumergue (1863).

Among PAINTERS In France

Among painters born in France, Jacques Callot ranks 64Before him are Charles-François Daubigny (1817), Pierre Puvis de Chavannes (1824), Georges Rouault (1871), Jean-Baptiste Greuze (1725), Simon Vouet (1590), and Henri Fantin-Latour (1836). After him are Balthus (1908), Martin Schongauer (1450), Paul Delaroche (1797), James Tissot (1836), Thomas Couture (1815), and Horace Vernet (1789).