Jean-Baptiste Pigalle

1714 - 1785

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Jean-Baptiste Pigalle (French pronunciation: [ʒɑ̃ batist piɡal]; 26 January 1714 – 20 August 1785) was a French sculptor whose work was influenced by both baroque and neo-classical trends. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jean-Baptiste Pigalle has received more than 74,498 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Jean-Baptiste Pigalle is the 53rd most popular sculptor (up from 65th in 2019), the 1,596th most popular biography from France (up from 1,950th in 2019) and the 13th most popular French Sculptor.

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Among sculptors, Jean-Baptiste Pigalle ranks 53 out of 258Before him are Tilman Riemenschneider, François Rude, Chares of Lindos, Eduardo Chillida, Vera Mukhina, and Étienne Maurice Falconet. After him are Andreas Schlüter, Adriaen de Vries, Ageladas, Robert Smithson, Lars Vilks, and Isamu Noguchi.

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Among people born in 1714, Jean-Baptiste Pigalle ranks 9Before him are Alexander Gottlieb Baumgarten, Étienne Bonnot de Condillac, Joseph I of Portugal, Claude Joseph Vernet, Alaungpaya, and Niccolò Jommelli. After him are Nikolaus I, Prince Esterházy, Pontiac, Duke Anthony Ulrich of Brunswick, Kristijonas Donelaitis, Princess Friederike Luise of Prussia, and Princess Anne Charlotte of Lorraine. Among people deceased in 1785, Jean-Baptiste Pigalle ranks 8Before him are Baldassare Galuppi, Louis Philippe I, Duke of Orléans, Maria Antonia Ferdinanda of Spain, Jean-François Pilâtre de Rozier, Étienne François, duc de Choiseul, and Gabriel Bonnot de Mably. After him are Pietro Longhi, Luis of Spain, Count of Chinchón, Frederick II, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel, Frederick August I, Duke of Oldenburg, Frederick II, Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, and Duchess Frederica of Württemberg.

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In France

Among people born in France, Jean-Baptiste Pigalle ranks 1,596 out of 6,770Before him are Marie-Christine Barrault (1944), Émile Chartier (1868), Pierre Varignon (1654), Claude Françoise de Lorraine (1612), Mahaut, Countess of Artois (1269), and Armand David (1826). After him are Philippa of Hainault (1314), Pierre Mendès France (1907), Patrick Dewaere (1947), André de Montbard (1103), Marcel Renault (1872), and Alphonse Borrelly (1842).

Among SCULPTORS In France

Among sculptors born in France, Jean-Baptiste Pigalle ranks 13Before him are Rosa Bonheur (1822), Antoine Bourdelle (1861), Jean-Antoine Houdon (1741), Louise Bourgeois (1911), François Rude (1784), and Étienne Maurice Falconet (1716). After him are François Girardon (1628), David d'Angers (1788), Jean Goujon (1510), César Baldaccini (1921), Jean de Chelles (1200), and Raymond Duchamp-Villon (1876).