Jean-Louis Forain

1852 - 1931

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Jean-Louis Forain (23 October 1852 – 11 July 1931) was a French Impressionist painter and printmaker, working in media including oils, watercolour, pastel, etching and lithograph. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jean-Louis Forain has received more than 57,260 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Jean-Louis Forain is the 986th most popular painter (up from 995th in 2019), the 2,828th most popular biography from France (down from 2,778th in 2019) and the 171st most popular Painter.

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Among painters, Jean-Louis Forain ranks 986 out of 1,421Before him are Stanisław Szukalski, Coppo di Marcovaldo, Evel Knievel, Antonio López García, Auguste Clésinger, and Wilhelm Marstrand. After him are George Frederic Watts, Abraham Janssens, Xu Beihong, Félix Ziem, Otto Freundlich, and Eero Järnefelt.

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Among people born in 1852, Jean-Louis Forain ranks 57Before him are Théophile Delcassé, Infanta Maria das Neves of Portugal, Otakar Ševčík, Max von Gallwitz, Henri Gervex, and Dục Đức. After him are George Maximilianovich, 6th Duke of Leuchtenberg, László Mednyánszky, Kodama Gentarō, Bruno Abakanowicz, Émile Fayolle, and Moritz von Auffenberg. Among people deceased in 1931, Jean-Louis Forain ranks 66Before him are Samad bey Mehmandarov, Prince Friedrich Leopold of Prussia, Felix Blumenfeld, Gustaf Kossinna, Osachi Hamaguchi, and Xu Zhimo. After him are Arnold Bennett, Prince Thomas, Duke of Genoa, Rachel Bluwstein, Henri Mathias Berthelot, Frank Wigglesworth Clarke, and Sukhdev Thapar.

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In France

Among people born in France, Jean-Louis Forain ranks 2,828 out of 6,011Before him are Anne Hilarion de Tourville (1642), Itta of Metz (592), Michel Corrette (1707), Jacques Brugnon (1895), Henri Brocard (1845), and Jenny Longuet (1844). After him are Mélanie Laurent (1983), Olivier Martinez (1966), Michel Camdessus (1933), Eugène de Mazenod (1782), Guy Laroche (1921), and Félix Ziem (1821).

Among PAINTERS In France

Among painters born in France, Jean-Louis Forain ranks 171Before him are Paul-Jacques-Aimé Baudry (1828), Charles-Joseph Natoire (1700), Nicolas Froment (1430), Jean François de Troy (1679), Henri Gervex (1852), and Auguste Clésinger (1814). After him are Félix Ziem (1821), Antoine Pesne (1683), Othon Friesz (1879), François-Auguste Biard (1799), Antoine Coypel (1661), and Nicolas Mignard (1606).