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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 142,850 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Jacques Callot is the 261st most popular painter (up from 271st in 2019), the 828th most popular biography from France (up from 865th in 2019) and the 66th most popular French Painter.

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

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Among PAINTERS

Among painters, Jacques Callot ranks 261 out of 1,428Before him are Domenichino, Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis, Kees van Dongen, Salaì, Jacopo Bassano, and Francesco Guardi. After him are Henri Fantin-Latour, Jan Brueghel the Younger, François Gérard, Orazio Gentileschi, Pieter Aertsen, and Frans Snyders.

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Contemporaries

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, 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, Fakhr al-Din II, Friedrich Spee, Elisabeth of Lorraine, Luke Foxe, and Alessandro Tassoni.

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In France

Among people born in France, Jacques Callot ranks 828 out of 5,234Before him are Louis I, Duke of Anjou (1339), Charles Augustin Sainte-Beuve (1804), Germaine of Foix (1488), Lucien Lévy-Bruhl (1857), Georges Picquart (1854), and Léon Bourgeois (1851). After him are Pierre Méchain (1744), Henri Fantin-Latour (1836), Jean de La Bruyère (1645), Robert Curthose (1054), Joseph Babinski (1857), and Jean-Pierre Melville (1917).

Among PAINTERS In France

Among painters born in France, Jacques Callot ranks 66Before him are Balthus (1908), Georges Rouault (1871), Martin Schongauer (1450), Hyacinthe Rigaud (1659), Jean-Baptiste Greuze (1725), and James Tissot (1836). After him are Henri Fantin-Latour (1836), Simon Vouet (1590), Claude Joseph Vernet (1714), Paul Delaroche (1797), Horace Vernet (1789), and Séraphine Louis (1864).