Jean-Baptiste van Loo

1684 - 1745

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Jean-Baptiste van Loo (14 January 1684 – 19 December 1745) was a French subject and portrait painter. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jean-Baptiste van Loo has received more than 72,518 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Jean-Baptiste van Loo is the 739th most popular painter (up from 1,044th in 2019), the 2,159th most popular biography from France (up from 2,941st in 2019) and the 141st most popular French Painter.

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Among painters, Jean-Baptiste van Loo ranks 739 out of 2,023Before him are Marie Bracquemond, Paolo Veneziano, Viktor Hartmann, Mihály Zichy, Jan van der Heyden, and Julio González. After him are George Romney, Gillis van Coninxloo, Adam Frans van der Meulen, Spinello Aretino, Eugène Fromentin, and Luis de Morales.

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Among people born in 1684, Jean-Baptiste van Loo ranks 9Before him are Ludvig Holberg, Maria Barbara Bach, Francesco Durante, Tokugawa Yoshimune, Charles Alexander, Duke of Württemberg, and Johann Gottfried Walther. After him are Robert Maynard, Kimpa Vita, Edward Vernon, Kurt Christoph Graf von Schwerin, Charles Louis Auguste Fouquet, duc de Belle-Isle, and Francesco Manfredini. Among people deceased in 1745, Jean-Baptiste van Loo ranks 6Before him are Jonathan Swift, Charles VII, Holy Roman Emperor, Robert Walpole, Jan Dismas Zelenka, and Johann Lukas von Hildebrandt. After him are Ibrahim Muteferrika, Tomaso Antonio Vitali, Antoine Forqueray, Nicola Fago, Christian Ernest II, Duke of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld, and Ernest Frederick II, Duke of Saxe-Hildburghausen.

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In France

Among people born in France, Jean-Baptiste van Loo ranks 2,159 out of 6,770Before him are Paul Andreu (1938), Georges-Charles de Heeckeren d'Anthès (1812), François-Joseph Talma (1763), Raymonde de Laroche (1882), Prince Philipp of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (1844), and Louis Poinsot (1777). After him are Jacques-Nicolas Billaud-Varenne (1756), Augustin Thierry (1795), Catherine Charlotte de Gramont (1639), Louis I, Count of Blois (1172), André Leroi-Gourhan (1911), and Alain Ducasse (1956).

Among PAINTERS In France

Among painters born in France, Jean-Baptiste van Loo ranks 141Before him are Amédée Ozenfant (1886), Eugène Carrière (1849), Victorine Meurent (1844), Sébastien Bourdon (1616), Carle Vernet (1758), and Marie Bracquemond (1840). After him are Eugène Fromentin (1820), Léon Cogniet (1794), Sophie Gengembre Anderson (1823), Achille Devéria (1800), François-André Vincent (1746), and Jean Metzinger (1883).